Category Archives: Security

Is Your QuickBooks File “Insured”?

Computers and software are great when they work. But if your computer crashed or your QuickBooks file was corrupted and unusable, do you have a recent backup of your QuickBooks data file? Continue reading

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Is Your QuickBooks Data File Getting Corrupted?

When you have problems with your QuickBooks data file, it can be upsetting and time consuming to fix. Yet, there are some good practices and warning signals, so you can hopefully prevent a corrupted file. Get familiar with the Product Information Window (press F2 or Ctrl-1). You’ll need that for some of the items listed below: Continue reading

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Using Point of Sale to Reduce Loss in Retail

Retail industry statistics show that 3-5% of inventory is “lost” annually.  If you sell $500,000 in a year, that’s $15,000 – $25,000 out of your business!  Experts estimate 50% of that loss is due to shoplifting, 30% from employee theft … Continue reading

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How Safe is Your Business from Embezzlers?

A new client recently learned that her trusted bookkeeper had been stealing from her for many years.  This happens more easily in a small business because they may not have the resources to segment work or the knowledge of controls they can … Continue reading

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Emails – Phishing or Intuit

I’ve seen at least 3 different phishing emails in the last few months that look like they’re from Intuit, but are not. Fortunately, a couple clients have checked with me first and in the cases where I received them, I … Continue reading

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