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7 Bookkeeping Hacks from the Pros

Taking responsibility for bookkeeping in your small business can be a stressful and quickly overwhelming step. It can easily get out of control if you’re not vigilant, and sometimes it’s even hard to know where to begin.  Recording the basic flows of money in and out of your business and reconciling different accounts is essential […]

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6 Easy Bookkeeping Tips for Entrepreneurs

As backward as it sounds – it takes money to make money. Starting a business and keeping it running means keeping a healthy flow of money into and out of your business. You can’t be afraid to spend money and invest in the future, but you don’t want to spend too much money you don’t […]

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Bookkeeping 101: How to Keep Good Financial Records

If there’s one thing that small business owners and entrepreneurs need to know right off the bat – it’s how to maintain their records. Sloppy financial records can spell disaster for small businesses. If you can’t keep up with your books, you’ll find yourself in trouble further down the line if you ever run into […]

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4 Pros of Hiring a Bookkeeper Instead of Managing it Yourself

Small businesses – no matter what you’re selling – all have one thing in common. Bookkeeping. Scrambling to organize every receipt, log every mile driven, tracking each expense, and feverishly downed cups of coffee as you meet with a client. At the end of each quarter, it’s time to figure out exactly what you owe […]

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Common Bookkeeping Mistakes & How To Avoid Them

Bookkeeping can be the bane of many a business owner. But it doesn’t have to be the onerous chore it’s often made out to be. Avoiding bookkeeping mistakes can keep your business successful and headed in the right direction. Here are some common bookkeeping mistakes and how to avoid them. Procrastinating Waiting too long to […]

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What’s the Difference Between Bookkeeping and Accounting?

When it comes to maintaining financial records for a business, ensuring your data is complete and accurate is essential. Accounting and bookkeeping are two important processes that small business owners utilize to ensure their financial information is correct. The line between bookkeeping and accounting becomes blurrier each year that passes. Both bookkeepers and accountants work […]