Our success is largely dependent upon kind of financial decisions we make, both in our professional as well as personal life. Revised and Updated with New International Formats, this book which has been a guiding light to thousands of readers across the country , becomes more relevant, more useful and most importantly “ global applicability ” The book focuses on your understanding of basics of finance and financial statements. It does not aim towards creating accountants. There are many of you who hit the glass ceiling very fast in our life and do not know how to break it and grow . This book will help you to get your financial basics right and will enable you to understand complicated financial jargons in a very simplified manner. The principles set out in this book will go a long way to help you take your financial decisions with clarity and sharpness. As they say, “a great start is half done”. Now the balance half is up to you.