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Tutorials are a great way to learn Excel. There are many sites now that offer video-based training courses, but you can also find a lot of free tutorials via youtube.com. Below are some sites to check out.

Mike Girvin's "ExcelIsFun" channel is one of the most popular Excel training channels on youtube. Check it out.
A great collection of examples and tutorials by an Excel MVP, John F. Lacher, CPA. Tutorials range from Beginning to Advanced.
3Better Solutions - Excel Tutorialswww.bettersolutions.com
A FREE website that contains an amazing amount of information and tutorials on Excel and Word. The content is well organized and contains basic as well as more advanced topics.
4Excel Finance Blogwww.TVMCalcs.com
A blog of Excel tips and tricks by Timothy R. Mayes, Ph.D. This blog will contain primarily Excel tips related to finance.
Excelbuddy.com offers easy to advanced Excel tutorials online.
A variety of Excel tutorials and help articles for VBA, formulas, and pivot tables.
7eXcel eXchangewww.excelexchange.com
This article explains how to use the DSUM database function in Excel instead of complicated nested SUM and IF formulas. [PDF Format]
This Excel workbook depicts how to calculate descriptive statistics using Excel. The manual is dynamic and written in Excel so you have the problems directions right in a live Excel Sheet. Just follow the directions and see the results.
Possibly one of Excels most underutilized aspects is its ability to create dynamic named ranges that will expand and contract according to the data in them. Here are 7 different types of these ranges.

Excel Chart Tutorials

This article by Charley Kyd explains how to create professional bullet graphs that can be used instead of dashboard gauges to represent the same information more clearly and concisely.
12Excel Dot Plot Chartswww.exceluser.com
"Compare Metrics by Category Using Excel Dot Plot Charts", an article by Charley Kyd, explains how to create and use dot charts in place of bar graphs.
Jon Peltier (Excel MVP) provides some great Excel chart tutorials and tricks for making them do some amazing things! A very cool site.
When comparing multiple graphs, it can be important to use similar scales. This article explains a method for automating chart scaling using some VBA code. [Article, PDF format]
A gallery of some pretty awesome excel charts!

Basic Excel Tutorials

16Clear Excel TutorialsExcelFrog.com
One of my new favorite Excel tutorial sites, because of it's clean look and its clear and concise articles.
17Easy Excel Tutorialwww.excel-easy.com
Provides easy to follow, step by step instructions on how to perform the most common tasks in Excel.
This is a very basic tutorial for getting started in Excel.
19Beginning MS Excelwww.baycongroup.com
Four self-paced Excel lessons that provide step-by-step instructions. Very basic.
This is a free guide to improving your spreadsheet skills, presented in the format of an interactive book. It contains examples, exercises and descriptions of many of the most useful spreadsheet functions.

Optimization

21Excel Solver Tutorialhttp://www.solver.com
A solver tutorial from the makers of the Excel solver - Frontline Systems, Inc.
22Excel Solver ExamplesVertex42.com
A Vertex42 article about using the Excel Solver add-in. Includes two example problems and a tutorial for creating a Solver macro.
Though not specifically about the Solver, this tutorial explains the Goal Seek feature in detail. Goal Seek is a very simplified iterative solver.

Pivot Tables

24Excel Pivot Tableshttps://www.ozgrid.com
Learn about Excel Pivot Tables. All the important fundamentals. Free online tutorial and free Workbook examples.
A large list of Excel Pivot Table resources, including many free online pivot table tutorials and examples.