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How Often & When Should You Be Doing Your Bookkeeping Tasks

Bookkeeping for your business is a task that you really don’t enjoy because it just doesn’t come easy for you. But you know that it needs to be done so that your business can stay successful, because bookkeeping means taking care of your money in your business.   Plus a lot of stress usually comes with taking […]

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How to Organize Your Business Finances

You know how important it is to have an organization system for your business finances. This system is not only important in the case of an audit, but it’s also important that you can easily find anything you need related to your finances when you need it.   Do you know how many times I have been […]

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How to Create a Cash Flow Plan for your Online Business

If money isn’t flowing into your business, then you really don’t have a business, do you? Plus, how can your business actually support you if it isn’t making any money?   Businesses are meant to have a cash flow, both in and out.   This means that you need to create a cash flow plan for your business. You’ll […]

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How to Make Your Online Business Recordkeeping Easy

Running your own business can be fun. You wanted a much more fun career than working for someone else for the rest of your life, right?   But the recordkeeping side of your business isn’t always fun either. And if you aren’t a numbers person, then the recordkeeping side of your business can be a total nightmare!  Unfortunately […]

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My Controversial Opinion on Pricing in Your Business

There is so much information out there today about setting prices in your business – what you should and shouldn’t do, how to set your prices, etc. But honestly none of that matters when it comes to your business.   First of all, this is your business. You are the one in charge.   Secondly, it shouldn’t matter how […]

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What’s the Difference: Bookkeeper vs Accountant?

I know you’ve asked this before, what really is the difference between an accountant and a bookkeeper? And how can they help you in your online business?   I get this asked this question a lot because it can be hard to understand what the real difference is between an accountant and a bookkeeper.   Your business should have […]

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How to Avoid a Huge Tax Bill When You are Self-Employed

Now that you own your own business, you are responsible for your taxes. One of the fears that I hear about the most is having to pay a huge tax bill when filing your taxes as self-employed at the end of the year.   This is a fear that holds business owners back from really making an […]

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How to Think Like a Millionaire

There are three main ways to become a millionaire today: have it handed to you (inheritance), win it (lottery), or work your a$$ off for it and make the money yourself. But it is possible for you to become a millionaire in your lifetime.   Now let me be clear, if you are going to work for […]

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Tips for having a treat yourself day on a budget

Maybe you are trying to save as much money as possible right now. Or you have a boatload of debt that needs to be paid off. Or you don’t make very much money and are living on a tight budget. It doesn’t matter what your financial situation is, but sometimes you really just need to […]

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Ways to Make an Extra $1000 a Month

Who couldn’t use an extra $1000 a month? But when you work a salaried job, you are limited in how much more money you can make.   So you have to resort to other options to make the extra money that you need.   But before you can really start making the extra money, you need to define why […]

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Tips to start and build up a Business emergency fund quickly

You know all about building an emergency fund for your personal expenses, but what about building an emergency fund for your business? Why would you want to build a business emergency fund?  β€‹ What if something were to happen to you and you couldn’t work in your business? Usually if you are working for an employer, you […]

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How to Spring Clean Your Finances

Spring cleaning is a popular task for most people with their homes because you can open up the windows and air things out again. But honestly it doesn’t matter when you do spring cleaning of your home or your finances.   The more important thing is that you do it.    So why don’t you also work on […]

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How to Set Your Prices So You Aren’t Broke

Small business owners are always hard pressed for learning how to set their prices in their online businesses. Being completely honest, setting prices can be either really easy or really hard. But for your online business, you need to learn the art of setting prices or you will go broke and your small business will […]

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I’ve Built My Emergency Fund, Now Emergencies Keep Happening

Have you built your emergency fund to an amount you are happy with? And now that the money is just “sitting” there, emergencies happen so that you have to spend this money?  Your car breaks down and fixing it costs 75% of your saved emergency fund. β€‹Or your refrigerator just quits working and you need to go […]

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Big Money Mistakes Every Business Owner Needs to Avoid

Money mistakes are pretty much inevitable. They are going to happen. But they are going to happen because no one is perfect. But when you own your own business, there are some money mistakes that every business owner needs to avoid.   When you avoid making these big money mistakes in your business, then you just may […]

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The Biggest Money Relationship Lessons to be Learned from The Wolf of Wall Street

The Wolf of Wall Street is a movie that features Leonardo DiCaprio as Jordan Belfort. It is based on a true story of how a young adult started at the very bottom of the Wall Street corporate ladder and then in just a few short years, he was a billionaire. The movie depicts the life […]

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Celebrating Your Money Wins

Did you know that you really should celebrate all of your money wins? It doesn’t matter if they are big or small or even medium sized. You should celebrate every single money win that happens.   As humans, we tend to focus on the not so good things much more than we focus on the good things, […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Expense Deductions in Your Small Online Business

You started your own online business, and now you have to do your own accounting for your business. But do you really know what counts as an expense deduction and what doesn’t count?   Worry no more! I’ve got you covered and now you will know exactly what you can take as a deduction and what you […]

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Reasons Why You are Still Living Paycheck to Paycheck

78% of Americans live paycheck to paycheck, which was highlighted even more by the 2019 federal government shutdown, in January. So if you are one the millions of people that is in this situation of living paycheck to paycheck, you aren’t alone.   But I know it’s not a good place to be in. I was in […]

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How to Set and Achieve Your Money Goals

Many people set goals on a regular basis, especially their money goals. I’m sure you read all the posts on how to set SMART goals – specific, measurable, achievable, relevant and time limit.   Setting SMART goals is how you should set all of your goals, including your money goals. How to Set SMART Money GoalsMake the […]

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