5 Ways to Accelerate Your Receivables in QuickBooks

Increasing your income is good. But even if you can’t, you can still take steps to collect the money you’re already owed faster. Here are five ways. If you asked five small business owners to name the top three roadblocks they face in their quest for ongoing profitability, it’s likely that all…

What to Do When Calling the Help Line Doesn’t Help

Have you ever called a help line and at the end of the call had a bigger problem than before you called? Unfortunately, it’s not uncommon. Navigating the help line process can be a challenge for anyone’s patience.   Here are a couple of tips you can try to make the process a…

Is Your Business Using the Right Accounting System?

Have you ever tried on a shirt or jeans and found they didn’t fit at all? They looked great on the hanger, but that was the end of it. Accounting systems come in all sizes, shapes, and colors just like clothing; and just like clothing, some accounting systems fit your business better…

Make QuickBooks Yours in 2014: Customize

QuickBooks can be used as is, or you can customize many elements to improve your workflow, your form output and your business insight. While many of the things you purchase and use in your daily work and professional lives don’t come with options, many do. Think about the last time you bought…

The Fine Art of Prioritization

Greetings! Running a business usually means putting in over 40 hours a week. In fact, if you’re the typical entrepreneur, you have more ideas you want to implement than you have time for! That’s when proactive, strategically executed prioritization can make all the difference.  So Hard to Choose If you have lots…

Use QuickBooks Tools To Prevent Financial Fraud

You work hard for your money. Strong internal controls can keep it from disappearing unnecessarily. You trust your employees or you wouldn’t have hired them. That’s what everyone says as they watch a valued staff member being hauled off in handcuffs. But I trusted him. Whether your accounting tasks are done on…