Kenneth W. Boyd

Kenneth W. Boyd is the Co-Founder and Chief Educator for, an online education provider for established finance and accounting professionals. He also runs the blog Accounting Accidentally, a one-stop-shop for insight into all things accounting. As a former Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Auditor, Tax Preparer and College Professor, Boyd brings a wealth of business experience to education, and a great deal of educational experience to the business world.

Ken is an avid writer, with his many published books being some of his most recognizable accomplishments. He is the author of Cost Accounting for Dummies, a simplified guide for beginners to understand the complex art of number crunching. Ken also wrote Accounting All-In-One for Dummies, a more expansive collection that covers auditing and bookkeeping in addition to cost accounting. Some other books written by Ken include The CPA Exam for Dummies and 1,001 Accounting Questions for Dummies, both of which are geared toward students looking for help studying for their CPA exams. For more information on his long-form writing, you can find him on Goodreads.

In addition to writing several well-received books, Ken regularly writes short-form content online. He has worked as a contributor to the Quickbooks Resource Center, Quora, Octane, The Logical Entrepreneur, and Investopedia. Accounting Institute for Success is just one of his many creative outlets when it comes to disseminating pertinent financial information and perspective. Ken also writes articles, blogs and webpages for many different clients and outlets; you can find additional guests posts of his at, and Clever, among other sites.

Ken Boyd Presenting

Ken’s passion for education has manifested itself in video format as well. His YouTube channel has hundreds of video on accounting and finance. Additionally, he is the creator of the Setting Your Financial Goals video series on’s Business Skills Tutorials section and Small Business Financials- Quickbooks and Beyond on’s YouTube channel.

Ken has even provided his trademark financial insight through numerous podcasts and radio shows. He was the subject of an interview on Exit Coach Radio, as well as by the Nonfiction Authors Association regarding How To Succeed on YouTube. He has also been a podcast guest for PPM Academy discussing cost accounting and critical decisions to increase profitability.

Ken is always reachable to discuss opportunities for sharing his experience and insight into professional finance and accounting. 

Kenneth W. Boyd is a former Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and the author of several of the popular "For Dummies" books published by John Wiley & Sons including 'CPA Exam for Dummies' and 'Cost Accounting for Dummies'.

Ken has gained a wealth of business experience through his previous employment as a CPA, Auditor, Tax Preparer and College Professor. Today, Ken continues to use those finely tuned skills to educate students as a professional writer and teacher.