Planning for a Fabulous 2020

Posted on 30. Dec, 2019 by in Misc. Articles, My Favorite Things, Small Business Tips

The holiday month of December brings celebration as well as reflection for all the events that occurred in 2019.  It also gives us great hope for a new fabulous start in 2020.  Here are three ideas to start 2020 with a bang. 1. Find a focus for the year. Instead of getting into the rut […]

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Why Hiring a Freelance Bookkeeper is a Great Option

Posted on 26. Nov, 2019 by in Bookkeeping Articles, Small Business Tips

The words “freelance bookkeeper” is not a favorite phrase for some business owners.  There are several reasons for this and all of these are misguided.  So here are a few myths that need to be addressed: Myth:  Freelance bookkeepers cost too much Truth:  In fact, hiring a contract bookkeeper can save you money as you […]

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The Power of Cultivating Gratitude

Posted on 25. Nov, 2019 by in Customers, Employees, Gratitude, Human Resources, Marriage, Misc. Articles, Small Business Tips, Social Networking

It costs nothing to say thank you. Yet cultivating gratitude in your life may be one of the most rewarding moves you can make. Not only does it invoke warm fuzzies in everyone involved, expressing your appreciation may actually improve your health and well-being. A landmark study by gratitude researcher Robert A. Emmons has shown […]

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How to Work With Your Bookkeeper and CPA

Posted on 14. Nov, 2019 by in Bookkeeping Articles, Small Business Tips

No matter how big or small your business, it will have bookkeeping and tax needs!    To begin your journey on how to work with a good bookkeeper and CPA, you must first understand the accounting needs of your business.  All small businesses require:   Bookkeeping.  The day-to-day recording of monies paid out and monies received in by the business.  It includes money […]

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Budgeting Made Simple for the Small Business Entrepreneur

Posted on 31. Oct, 2019 by in Bookkeeping Articles, Budget, Managing Finances, QuickBooks, Small Business Tips

Most of us came from the corporate world where working with budgets was an everyday occurrence. So now you are the one in charge and budgeting is the last thing on your mind for your business. Budgeting is just as important to the small business owner as it is to major corporations. It helps control […]

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Seven Simple Ideas to Help Your Small Business

Posted on 29. Oct, 2019 by in Bookkeeping Articles, Cashflow, Customers, Human Resources, Managing Finances, Small Business Tips

If you are like millions of taxpayers trying to make a living running a small business, you know it is tough out there. Here are seven ideas to help your business survive and thrive.  Understand your cash flow. One of the biggest causes of business failure is lack of understanding cash flow. At the end of the […]

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How to Write Your Mission Statement

Posted on 27. Feb, 2018 by in Bookkeeping Articles, Marketing Tips, Services, Small Business Tips

Mission statements are not just for large corporations. As an owner of a small business, you can benefit from going through the exercise of writing your mission statement. It can not only re-connect you with your “why,” it can also communicate an important part of your business to all of your stakeholders. What Is a […]

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Happy Tax Filing Month!

Posted on 03. Apr, 2017 by in Bookkeeping Articles, Small Business Tips, Tax Updates

Happy tax filing month! To help celebrate, this month’s newsletter includes a tax quiz exploring the history of taxation in the United States. Also included is a reminder to help your favorite charitable organizations retain their nonprofit status, a simple four-step household budget building process and a reminder of some popular tax breaks that are […]

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Seven Profit-Boosting Entrepreneurial Habits

Posted on 25. Aug, 2016 by in Uncategorized

As an entrepreneur, you are responsible for shaping your business success.  Any habits that sabotage your success in your personal life can often carry over to your business.  Becoming aware of these is the first step to success.  Here are seven success-boosting habits to double-check against your own.      1) Being able to say “No.”  […]

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Ghosting Identity Theft

Posted on 27. Jun, 2016 by in Small Business Tips

What everyone should know To most people “ghosting” is the act of breaking up with a boyfriend or girlfriend by breaking off all contact. Now there is a new ghosting phenomena; stealing the identity of a recently deceased loved one. Ghosting Protocol Would-be identity thieves scour obituaries to find as much personal information as possible […]

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