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Budgeting Tips to Help Manage Holiday Spending

Posted by Nicole Gomes on Nov 16, 2021 9:58:34 AM

The holiday season is here, which means it’s the season of giving and spending time with family and friends. While the holidays should be filled with excitement and joy, for many, this time can be a huge financial burden. Buying gifts and helping others can sometimes come at a high cost. The good news is that with proper planning and budgeting, you can celebrate without putting yourself into a financial bind.

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5 Benefits of Filing Your Taxes Early

Posted by Nicole Gomes on Nov 8, 2021 10:13:28 AM

Remember being a child and wishing that time didn’t go so slowly? As adults, we all wish that time would slow down! Before you know it, it’s a new year, and then shortly after that, it’s April 15, and taxes are due.

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Topics: Tax Season

What is a Leasing Accountant and How Can You Benefit from Hiring One!

Posted by Nicole Gomes on Oct 21, 2021 10:39:25 AM

For years, companies didn't pay much attention to their assets and property. It wasn't until recently that lease management has become an essential part of financial reporting and the bottom line. Lease management involves tracking and optimizing all leased assets, including real estate, vehicles, technology, and more.

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Topics: Business Accounting

Bookkeeping Tips for Small Businesses and the Self-Employed

Posted by Nicole Gomes on Oct 12, 2021 9:16:26 AM

Whether you own a small business or are self-employed, learning how to manage your books can be extremely daunting. Navigating the world of self-employment and business ownership isn’t easy, especially when you don’t have the funds to hire an accountant to take care of bookkeeping for you.

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Topics: Business Accounting, Bookkeeping Tips

Are you Prepared for the Tax Extension Deadline?

Posted by Nicole Gomes on Sep 17, 2021 10:34:08 AM

For many, the tax season has been long over, but for some, it’s just about to begin. The tax extension deadline is a little over a month away, with all federal income tax returns needing to be filed no later than October 15, 2021.

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How to Start Financial Planning in Your 20s

Posted by Nicole Gomes on Sep 13, 2021 3:23:12 PM

As you enter your early adult years, one of the most important things you can do is work to manage your money. With early financial planning, your dream of achieving financial security and freedom can become a reality.

Now is the time to build good money habits so your finances are one less thing to worry about. Here are some of the top tips for financial planning in your 20s.

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Topics: Business Accounting

Questions to Ask When You Hire an Accountant for Your Business

Posted by Nicole Gomes on Aug 17, 2021 9:16:23 AM

Hiring the right accountant is essential to help take your business to the next level. They do more than just handle tax. Everything from managing financial records and auditing to bookkeeping, payroll, and compliance is dealt with by an accountant. To find one that will save you time and keep you up-to-date, compliant, and financially legal, here are the questions you should ask before you hire an accountant.

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Topics: Business Accounting

How to Prepare Your Business During a Mergers and Acquisitions Process

Posted by Nicole Gomes on Aug 9, 2021 3:16:58 PM

There are multiple horror stories surrounding mergers and acquisitions. It’s a risky process that can result in huge losses. Just ask Google and Motorola, Microsoft and Nokia, eBay and Skype, among other failed mergers and acquisitions. Making sure you approach a merger and acquisition with excellent preparation will give you a much better chance to succeed.

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Topics: Business Accounting

5 Easy Ways to Improve Your Credit Score This Summer

Posted by Nicole Gomes on Jul 26, 2021 11:52:49 AM

If you’re trying to get your finances in order this summer, the first place to start is with your credit score. The higher your score, the easier it is to be approved for new loans, lines of credit, and the lowest available interest rates when you borrow money. Having a low credit rating can be from several things, including high credit card debt and unpaid bills. Use this time to make your finances a priority. Here are some easy and simple ways to improve your credit score.

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Topics: Business Accounting, credit score

How to Set Up an Employee Benefit Plan!

Posted by Nicole Gomes on Jul 19, 2021 9:23:00 AM

As your business begins to grow, it’s important to develop an employee benefit plan for your staff. The federal law requires employee benefit plans for businesses with 100 or more participants. However, for small business owners, this can be challenging and stressful to piece together a benefits program that both you and your employees are satisfied with. Read along to find out tips on how to create the best employee benefits plan for your company.

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Topics: Employee Benefit Plan

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