BudgetEase Blog - Making YOU Profitable™

    The 4th Quarter Stretch

    It’s that time of year, rounding out the fall season and sliding into the last few months of the year. With the daily unexpected events, now is as good a time as any to take stock in what you and your business have…at this very moment.

    When the Unexpected Hits, Take Time to Reflect

    2017 has been flying by for us and many of our clients find themselves in full swing, performing and thriving. At BudgetEase, we occasionally see the unexpected hit – illnesses of key people or unexpected changes in a client’s market.

    How Vacations Make YOU Profitable

    It is known that most Americans leave several days of vacation on the table each year, but what about the business owners? We rarely break away from our beloved business for evenings and weekends, let alone a few days or a week away. Pride and passion drive our vision, mission and ideally a strong bottom line.

    Here are few reasons why you should give yourself permission to vacation:

    How to Determine Your Most Profitable Client

    So many small businesses think chasing the biggest companies with the largest accounts is the answer. Just because you earn a lot of business from a client doesn’t necessarily mean they are the most valuable or most profitable.

    How to Get the Best Price When You Sell Your Business

    After attending a seminar about selling a closely held business, presented by Jim Aussem with Cavitch Familo & Durkin, I had to share some thoughts with you.

    '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.

    Profit First with Mike Michalowicz

    Mike Michalowicz and I share the same mission, making YOU profitable. I had the chance to hear Mike speak and have read his book, Profit First. In this video, Mike shares key concepts to make YOU profitable

    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.