Category Archives: Business Finance

Protecting Your Business From Fraud

How safe is your business from fraud?  While many worry about someone hacking into their systems, you’re more likely to experience embezzlement by a trusted employee.  About 28% of small businesses have this unfortunate experience, including a few of my … Continue reading

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Better Business Decisions by Customizing QuickBooks’ Reports

Whether you’re a contractor, wholesaler, non-profit or some other service professional, reports are crucial to monitoring your cash flow and profitability.  When I work with clients, I often recommend changes in their setup and changes in their data entry.  While … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Lower Overhead Costs

Many focus on saving time out in the field – watching hours spent on jobs, looking for ways to improve productivity.  But how often do you look at saving time in the office?  So often, time on office tasks, time … Continue reading

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Reports to Monitor Job Costs

Now that the mad rush is past and you’re just extremely busy now, this might be a time to take a closer look at your job cost reports. Here are a few job cost reports to help you monitor your progress and profitability. Continue reading

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Estimated vs. Actual Hours

How did the actual time on the job compare to what you estimated? That’s one of the big things you want do know, right? If job costs run over, it’s usually in the area of labor, not materials. Here’s how you create it. Continue reading

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5 Fast Ways to See Key Reporting with Quickbooks

You’re busy, you have information you need to see, but don’t want to spend all day getting it. Especially during your busy season! Here are 5 ways you can view multiple reports quickly. Continue reading

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Save Time with These Mobile Products

With today’s technology, we’re able to do so much more by web and smart devices. You can save time (and not worry about forgetting), if you can jot down notes or handle details quickly. And for many, QuickBooks is still in the office. So here are some task-specific products that work with QuickBooks you can use away from the office saving you time and sanity! Continue reading

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Are Your Workers Contractors or Employees?

If you have workers in your business, you likely made a decision when you hired them as to whether they should be an employee or a contractor. If all you hire is employees, then you have nothing to worry about. But if you hire contractors, there may be some financial risk you may be taking that you may not know about. Continue reading

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Two Useful Cash Flow Products

Payroll, Open Invoices, Expenses – three big areas that can be pain points when it comes to cash flow. Here are three products you may find helpful in these areas, two of which integrate with QuickBooks. Continue reading

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5 More Ways to Get Paid Faster Pt. 2

These reports and features in QuickBooks can you get paid faster. Continue reading

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