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Your Books Are Messy…Clean Them Up

Messy Books And The Cleanup – How To Get From Under That Pile of Paper And Back On Track So I was talking to a client the other day.  A client that was overworked and overwhelmed.  One who found himself taking over the books from his former bookkeeper. And I...

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Back To School Reading List

Time for the kiddies to go back to school…and there’s nothing wrong with joining them.  If you’re like me, you consider yourself a life learner – So you are probably on the lookout for something juicy to add to your library, your Kindle or your podcasting...

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Reading Financial Statements – What To Look For

Unless you have spent years studying bookkeeping and accounting, looking at financial statements probably makes your eyes cross and makes your head hurt. But it doesn’t have to be that way…I’m gonna give you the lowdown.   What to look for when reviewing your numbers...

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Accounts Payable 101 – Making Sure You Pay What You Owe

As promised, let’s continue the modified cash basis conversation. We started talking about it here, in the Accounts Receivable 101 convo… If you want a better picture than a cash-basis** financial statement can give, in additional to tracking what your customers owe...

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Accounts Receivable 101 – How To Make Sure You Get Paid

I see it all the time. New business owners want to get paid so desperately that they don’t set up a proper income tracking system… namely “accounts receivable”. Even if you have a “cash basis”** type business, it may be smart(er) for you set up a somewhat modified...

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Revamp Your Budget

Sometimes plans go off course. We plan to focus. We plan to market. We plan and we budget. We plan to do a lot of things but sometime the best laid plans fail. So instead of crying over spilled milk, maybe you require a new plan, a new goal, a new thing – a new...

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Bookkeeping Basics – What To Do & Why You Need To Do It

Starting a business is the fun part, running a business is where all the work come is. One of the never ending tasks that on the MUST DO list is bookkeeping. But what is it really? What does it entail. They tell you that you have to do it but they never really get...

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5 Steps To Creating Your Own Chart Of Accounts

Most people don’t give the chart of accounts a second thought. That’s most people. But you’re not most people. You’ve given it some thought. You know it’s there but it’s possible that you’re not exactly sure what it is, why you need it, what you’re supposed to do with...

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