The Difference Between Accountants and Bookkeepers
Those who describe themselves as bookkeepers fall between two extremes – from secretaries with data entry skills to professionals with degrees and ...
10 Most Common Bookkeeping Mistakes Business Owners Make
When reimbursing themselves, employees and vendors for mileage, they allow the individual to “fill up” at a gas station. The correct way to reimb...
What You Should Know About Not Paying Interns
Have you ever met a paid intern at a startup? Chances are you have not, and chances are the startup is in violation of US Department of Labor laws....
10 Reasons How Not Having Enough Money Helps You
Money can keep you stupid because it allows you to do stupid things with no painful consequences. When you need money, you’re forced to look at ...
Another One Bites the Dust or 10 Reasons Why Small Businesses Fail
# 1 Your Ego Writes Checks That Your Business Can’t Cash Starting and owning a business produces a special high and invites you to believe crazy t...
How to Correctly Use PayPal for Your Business
You should treat PayPal like a bank account in your accounting records, but do not use it as a savings account. Treat PayPal Like a Bank Account ...
Why Outsource Your Accounting Functions?
Outsourcing the accounting functions of your business saves payroll expense, overhead expense and frees up your valuable time.
My Face Boot Moment
I started my business 12 years ago when I had a “face-boot” moment. (The expression is “face-palm,” but my moment was more like a boot to the face.)
13 Signs You May Need Supervision When Using QuickBooks
I bristle when business owners look to QuickBooks as a surrogate accountant. It’s software. Nothing more.
50 Reasons Why I Love Owning My Business
- I wake up without an alarm clock.
- I get all the glory and all the blame. It’s simpler this way.
- I can work from home.
- I have pride in my company.