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CASH FLOW CORNER- Your Companies Lifeblood

Where To Save Money In Your Business As experts in taxes and all the accompanying “stuff” that comes from having to talk to people about the intimate details of their spending habits the team and I see a ton of bad habits in a lot of places.  It’s ironic that so many small business owners […]

ATTENDING A SUMMER SEMINAR? DO THIS!

Summer time is one of the most popular times of the year for various industries to hold seminars.  With kids out of school and (usually) lower travel costs, many professional and trade organizations host two and three day events to focus on the industry, new products, and emerging technology. So how can you make the […]

HALFWAY THROUGH 2017, WHERE ARE YOU?

For most of the country, the dog days of summer are setting in and between heat, bugs, and the errant thunderstorm, it’s easy to see that summer is here … and you know what that means – so is the beginning of the third quarter. It’s time to take a hard look at where you […]

When Customer Service Exceeds Expectations, Everyone Wins

Recently my wife and I had an experience with a Realtor that I would like to share with you .  Two accountants, Vannie and I, were looking for a new home, a very specific property ; location, neighborhood and price range. This being our first New Build we were determined to find the perfect place. […]

Can You Make Monthly Accounting “Easy”?

There’s a kind of sad irony about how connected the world is today.  We share critical information about ourselves with complete strangers online, we tell people half a world away our passwords, and we spend fewer and fewer moments face to face. At the same time, there are no end of “experts” online preaching what […]

GETTING FINANCIALLY ORGANIZED – Is there a better time?

Let’s be completely honest, at a certain point, there aren’t too many secrets left in life.  If you want to lose weight, you simply burn more calories than you eat.  If you want to get into better physical shape, add in a regimen of cardiovascular exercise and resistance training.  If you want to have your […]

IS YOUR DATA SAFE IN THE CLOUD?

Nearly every week, we read about another cyberattack in the news – big companies, small companies, individuals – and millions of hacked accounts. How safe is your stuff, really? Well, don’t unplug your network and break out the old paper ledger yet.  By its very nature, accounting and bookkeeping software is secured with the same […]

If Everyone Else is Doing It, Is It a Revolution?

You already know this, but guess what?  Nobody uses paper to keep up with their monthly books anymore.  There are too many options available to pretend it’s 1997 and you are bound to keep hard copies of everything squirreled away in a box for the next decade.  The fact of the matter is there are […]

61% of Small Businesses Faced Financial Challenges in 2016

Every once in a while, we’re confronted by things that are pitched to us as news but down on the street, where business is really being done, “the rest of us” know that it’s just another day.  Such was the case when I recently read a report from the Federal Reserve Banks’ 2016 Small Business […]

WHO IS ACTUALLY DOING THIS STUFF?

  Every year, as tax season really starts to churn small businesses and families for either money they don’t have or giving them a much-needed influx of cash, we receive inquiry after inquiry about financial ideas.  These come from well-known names on the talk-show circuit, the New York Times bestseller list, and nearly any point […]