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About the Author
Kenneth W. Boyd, a former CPA, has 30+ years of experience in accounting, education, and financial services.
Boyd is the owner of St. Louis Test Preparation. He provides tutoring, podcasts, blogs, articles and speaking services on accounting and finance. Ken is the author of Cost Accounting for Dummies, Accounting All-In-One for Dummies, The CPA Exam for Dummies, and 1,001 Accounting Questions for Dummies (available in 2015).
Boyd speaks nationally for an institutional money manager firm. In recent years, Ken has served as an adjunct professor of accounting at the Cook School of Business at St. Louis University (SLU). He has taught several accounting courses including financial, management, intermediate, and cost accounting to undergraduates at SLU.
Ken also worked as an instructor for Dearborn Financial, a division of Kaplan, Inc. He was responsible for teaching test preparation courses for the National Association of Security Dealers (NASD) Series 7, 6, and 63 exams. In that role, he taught over 1,000 students in a 4-year period. Ken has written test questions for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Exam for ACT, Inc. More than a dozen of his test questions on auditing were accepted for exam use in '05 and '06. A veteran of KPMG - Peat Marwick's audit department, Ken managed his own accounting practice for 6 years.