BudgetEase Blog - Making YOU Profitable™

    One Quarter Down, Three To Grow!

    How are you doing now that spring has sprung? Feeling lighter, brighter and refreshed? We hope both you and your business are bouncing along nicely into spring. How do you know if this year will blossom, or if parts of the business are late bloomers and dragging you down?

    'Tis the Season: Reflect. Relax. PLAN.

    Happy Holidays to you and yours! As you allow yourself time to unplug and reflect may you find the closing of another year peaceful.

    Why Budget? Well, Why Plan if you Don't Set Goals?

    Budgets can feel like a chore or a forgotten item on the to-do list when you are caught in the throes of running your business. But, how often do your goals come alive if you don’t have a plan or if you don’t measure your results?

    Black Friday: 3 Ways to Put Money IN Your Pocket

    It’s here! It’s that time of year where more cash seems to go out of your pocket than in!  We know you are thinking about others – sharing happy times and creating memories over the holidays.

    Am I Making Money? P&L Basics

    As a business owner, cash in and cash out of your bank account may be the primary focus. However, the true definition of a profitable business is determined through consistent tracking of each client, each sale and all related expenses.

    Will Hiring More Employees Increase Bookkeeping Service Costs?

    When hiring new employees, it is important to consider all the steps and pieces of your business that will be impacted by the human resource investment. Not only are you paying the hourly wage or salary, but also potentially:

    9 Reasons Why Financial Reports Make YOU Profitable

    At BudgetEase, our motto is: Making YOU Profitable. How will you know YOU are profitable? You need solid financial reports in order to answer this question. BudgetEase can turn your financial information into a set of reports you can count on.

    Opening Balance Doesn't Match My Bank Statement

    Here is an easy way to find the error and fix it so your Opening Balance on your Bank Statement matches the amount in QuickBooks Desktop.

    New Year’s Bookkeeping Resolutions to Make You Profitable

    Is one of your New Year’s Resolutions to make your business more profitable? Here is a list of action items (in order of importance) that will help your realize your goal. If you have an action item mastered, work on the next one.

    How to Plan for Upcoming Expenses as a Small Business Owner

    One of the toughest aspects of being a business owner is planning for upcoming expenses when you are not in the habit of forecasting revenue and expenses. You may want to hire another employee, purchase new equipment, or expand the location of your business. Many of these expenses are necessary in order to grow your business, but how do you know if, or when, you can afford them?