6 Step Business Planning
The best part of working with Ellen and Al on the Step by Step program for me would be the genuine caring and support i have received. The step by step program has also helped me build a solid foundation for my business growth. As a business owner sometimes we can get lost in the woods. The Step by Step...
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Budgeting. UGH. I call it the “B Word” because so many people are resistant to the word BUDGETING. Nobody wants to Budget, right? Budgeting is all about deprivation and doing without. It’s like…gulp…dieting. Budgeting doesn’t have to be a soul-sucking, … Continue reading
“What’s the point of setting financial goals? I have no idea what will happen each day for sales. Unexpected expenses crop up all the time, too. If it’s just a ‘guess,’ then why bother?” That’s what one of my clients … Continue reading
Imagine…you discover the certified letter in your mailbox from the IRS, announcing you have been selected for an audit. No worries! Once upon a time, I made a “Slinky-knot” mess out of my QuickBooks™ file. Fear of an audit – … Continue reading
Business is pretty easy. I wish we taught accounting and finance basics in sixth grade. Alas, I didn’t even learn how to balance a checkbook during my high priced stint at a private college for a Business Administration degree. However, once I … Continue reading
I’ve spent a lot of time over the last 20 years helping people clean up financial messes. The messy mess (the smelly smell for Sponge Bob fans) is payroll. Payroll entries are complicated. There is the expense to you and the … Continue reading
Ah, the dream of running your own business! Until it turns into a nightmare. Does this sound familiar? Mr. Know It All decides to go into business for himself. He is good at what he does, so he gets really … Continue reading
Debt as a national challenge is connected to rampant, unchecked individual debt. I’m not lecturing, I’m just saying. Many households overspend. Many companies run at a loss, year after year. Debt is how you keep the balls in the air. … Continue reading