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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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That’s Xero with an X [Review]

Zero isn’t just a number anymore… it’s Xero with X-Factor. Post Three of Four Finding a great cloud based accounting solution used to be damn near impossible.  Or at least that is what I thought until I took the time to explore the goodness that is Xero. As you may...

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Lessons Learned In The Pivot – My Quarter In Review

Not sure where to start so I’ll just start with some brutal honesty.   It was broken.  My business that I has spent years working on and building was broken.  Sure, I am a CPA and I have an accounting “firm” but at the end of the day, because of the virtual nature of...

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How Can I Help: The 2016 Reader Survey

Help me create content that is most helpful to you and serves your needs as a small business owner.   Whether you’re new at this or you’ve been at it for years, let me know how I can help.   I want to make sure that I am doing the best job I can here on this blog to...

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