Posts Tagged: cash flow

Cash is King

Have you gotten your copy of my book “Smooth Business Sailing: 12 Tips to Sustain Your Cash Flow” yet? I created this book to help you take a strategic look at how your business is doing so you can determine the changes you need to make. The first two Tips begin by drawing your attention to the… Read more »

Is Your Business Leaving You Puzzled?

Have you ever challenged yourself to complete a 1000-piece jigsaw puzzle? If you have, you can relate to opening the box for the first time and taking in the jumbled mess of puzzle pieces. Pieces are upside down, right side up – intermingled in one heap of confusion. Where do you even begin? Spurred on… Read more »

Are Your Finances Leaving You All Warm and Fuzzy?

By Mark Van Grouw, CPA Autumn is a time to give thanks for the bounties given throughout the year which has flown by. The cool brisk air reminds us winter is around the corner and we seek warmth with fall coffee flavors, hot apple cider, hot chocolate, or even the warmth of love that family… Read more »

Are Bad Habits Leaving You Stuck in a Rut?

By Mark Van Grouw, CPA Over Labor Day weekend, I was reading to my kids the book “The Berenstain Bears and the Bad Habit”. Mama Bear’s advice to Sister Bear as they walked down the old garden path struck me. Habits, while they may not be intentional, can have negative consequences. Mama Bear was so… Read more »

Bookkeeping vs. Accounting: What’s the Difference?

Aristotle once quoted, “The whole is greater than the sum of its parts”. This quote speaks of synergy, the interaction or cooperation of two or more parties that produce a combined effect greater than the sum of their individual effects. In context of small business accounting, this saying holds true. Small business owners often find… Read more »

What can QuickBooks do for my business?

Jack be nimble, Jack be…QuickBooks? Undoubtedly, QuickBooks is the most widely used accounting software among small businesses, but are you maximizing its potential? As an acclaimed small business accounting software, QuickBooks has tremendous functionality and features which can help business owners effectively and efficiently manage their business. QuickBooks is available in both desktop and online… Read more »

Get Real with Your Real Estate Business by Hiring a Virtual CFO

Real estate investment and management companies face a myriad of issues unique to the industry. Real estate investors and property owners need to have an understanding of where to place their financing, how to maximize the value of properties in their portfolio, and what to do with legacy assets that they may have “inherited.” A… Read more »

Business Benefits of a Virtual CFO

As the chief cook and bottle washer of your company, it’s often hard to get away from the day-to-day details long enough to focus on the company’s long-term prospects. That’s where a virtual CFO comes in. There’s no shame in getting seasoned assistance. In fact, it’s a very smart business move. Even the most experienced… Read more »