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53% of college grads are underemployed or unemployed and 70% of college grads have degrees they can’t apply in the workforce. This is one reason why the self-employment lifestyle is gaining ground. These days, the word startup is so common

Posted in management, professional bookkeeping, The real numbers

Here’s why good accounting makes good sense

This article was written by an acquaintance of mine who also wrote on of my favorite books, The reckoning. http://www.politico.com/agenda/story/2015/07/greece-owes-less-than-europe-says-000132 In the article, it is proposed that Greece, an entire country about to file bankruptcy, is going to do so

Posted in Auditing, professional bookkeeping, The real numbers

quarterly filings coming up

if your quarterly filer with the Department of revenue, and you have about two weeks left before the deadline. Most people calculate this wrong when they do it themselves. just getting the correct numbers to use for your sales tax,

Posted in professional bookkeeping, quarterly dor filing, Tax season, The real numbers

money management

It’s so funny that it’s called money-management, because for most people, there is so little of it to manage and we do such a poor job at it.  And I say there’s so little to manage because for the average

Posted in management, professional bookkeeping, The real numbers

What really is the hedgehog?

If you’ve read Jim Collins book “Good to Great”, then perhaps you’re familiar with the hedgehog principal. But as a refresher or for those of you who haven’t heard it, we’re talking about something very important in business.  I suppose

Posted in management, Mindset, The real numbers

What is wrong with QuickBooks

I should clarify, this isn’t just what’s wrong with QuickBooks, it’s also what’s wrong with all the accounting software out there. And we can certainly get into a long debate about right and wrong, and their meaning, but I’m not

Posted in professional bookkeeping, The real numbers

Two game changing questions you have to ask

Question number one where is the top priority, number one place, most important place, that I should put my attention in my business right now? If you don’t know the answer to this question, and I don’t mean just the

Posted in management, Mindset, The real numbers

When is it your money?

This one can really trip people up. Especially when you’re the owner. Do you know how frequently it happens that we expect something to occur and then it doesn’t? One of the most common things to occur in the world

Posted in professional bookkeeping, The real numbers

The other number you absolutely have to know

i’ve talked about cost per acquisition, I’ve talked about what does it cost for every client who walks in the door. This is a very important number to know.. There is another number that’s also very important to know, and

Posted in management, The real numbers