QuickBooks Tips for Beginners

QuickBooks is a complete accounting software suite used by countless business owners on a daily basis. It has a very simple user interface, excellent security, and more than enough accounting features for different types of small businesses. QuickBooks also has a good price point making it a popular choice in the business world. The Best...

The Four Day Work Week Bill & What It Means

There has been so much chatter lately about the bill that congress is trying to pass for a four-day work week. Now, you may be thinking “Oh, that’s great!”, not necessarily for a lot of people. It’s a very fine line of who’s all for it and who’s all against it.    It’s probably now...

8 Ways to Set & Maintain Healthy Work Boundaries

Establishing boundaries early on will help you navigate your workplace, avoid toxic environments, and create a clear path that will enable you to achieve your best work without being exploited or burned out.   Does your work email get checked outside of working hours, for example? If a problem arises, are you available on Slack 24/7?...

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Many of us can remember the days of posting a job in the newspaper. While hiring methods have certainly evolved since the digital revolution, the ability to reach a wider audience has led to even more competition. This being said, every business at some point will need to invest in their job advertisements.  As we...

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Clearly, there is a lot of attention on the growing gig economy as workers continue to create their ideal arrangements and businesses benefit by embracing the future of work.  While we have explored and outlined the direct benefits to hiring a virtual assistant, the whole process of finding the right one for you can be...

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Remember how we said that effective cybersecurity measures are imperative to the long-term survival of your business? Yes, we meant it. Yesterday, we talked about the increasing business concerns surrounding cybersecurity due to the ongoing events in Russia and Ukraine as well the overall importance of cybersecurity. (If you haven’t seen it, check it out...

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#BreaktheBias. The theme of this year’s International Women’s Day (IWS), March 8, universally encourages everyone to help call out gender bias, discrimination and harmful stereotyping in the ongoing mission and battle for women’s equality.  Keep reading to see how different companies are doing their part in fighting for change… Shattering Gender Stereotypes The Fawcett Society...

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There is a lot of bad financial information out there- to put it lightly. What’s even worse is that while this information comes from a variety of sources, your broke cousin for one – it also comes from people who claim to be “professionals” in the “financial field”.  Trusting your financial operations to someone that...

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Because paying taxes is an important responsibility for any business, it’s critical that you understand when your taxes are due.  Yesterday, we took a look at the important tax/ payroll deadlines in March, and if you haven’t checked it out, we highly suggest you do so here: Important Tax Deadlines for Business Owners March 2022. ...

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Being self-employed has many advantages, everyone else sees that you get to set your own hours, be your own boss, and price your own products/services. But what may seem like the “ideal” and “perfect” situation to others are actually their own disadvantages. The responsibilities hidden between the lines of these so-called “perks” are enough to...

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‘Self-employed individuals are business owners, but not all business owners are self-employed.’ “Huh?” So, you own a business; while this may technically mean that you are self-employed, the IRS has rules to sort out and classify those who are self-employed and those who are not.  So, what are the types of self-employments? Before we take...

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Ignorance is bliss… Until it runs you into the ground. Chances are, whether you are a business owner, founder, entrepreneur, CEO, etc. (or just a human being for that matter) you prefer to spend your time on the more “fun” side of things.  We all do. However, this is no excuse to have anything less...

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Free money  Support your small business  No strings attached What’s the catch? We work with small business owners on the daily, and while some are completely unaware these financial offers exist, others choose to disregard them completely – for no other reason other than it’s time-consuming. Ultimately, it’s not so much a catch, but rather...

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We hear this question on a regular basis; “Which is better, Netsuite or Quickbooks?” You may be hoping to see a straightforward answer, but the truth is that this question is riddled with complexities, therefore it’s important to first understand how these systems differ.   In any critical decision-making process, you:  Identify your needs and wants...

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Tell us if this doesn’t feel familiar…. Frequently, it feels as though everyone in their field of profession is berating you for doing something the “wrong way”. The “wrong way” – according to them. You’re “wrong” because you don’t utilize a specific type of accounting software, you’re “wrong” because you do your own bookeeping, etc....

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Take a moment and briefly visualize that you are back in your last season of high school frantically preparing for college.  Where this ‘new’ and ‘exciting’ phase of your life curbs your enthusiasm and instead blinds you with its high price tag. As I recall back to this point of my life, I distinctly remember...

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As technology continues to evolve and become more and more accessible, it has become a vital element of business management. In fact, at least some type of accounting software can be found in organizations of various sizes.   However, as your business continues to grow, you may face a situation where your accounting software is no...