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Year End Tips and Tricks


Can you believe that 2018 is almost done??!


We certainly can’t! It doesn’t seem to matter how organized your are, when you have a lot of stuff to do, it’s almost like time passes faster. And since I’d get in trouble if this blog became a discussion about relativity, we’ll skip to the good part and cover 4 Tips and Tricks to help you make sure your books are where they need to be!

4 Ways to Ensure your Books are Ready for the New Year


If you’ve kept up with our blogs throughout 2018, you might be familiar with some of these tips, but that won’t make them any less useful.


Whether you’ve mostly kept up with your books for the year, or you’re staring down multiple months of transactions, read on for some ways to save your time and sanity!

1 The Chart of Accounts


Your Chart of Accounts, or CoA, is your friend! It contains all of the categories that you use to keep your bookkeeping records as well...

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How to Start a Bookkeeping Business

So you’ve decided you want to be a bookkeeper (congratulations!) and you’ve decided to take the leap to start your own bookkeeping business!  Bravo!!

If you put in the work and follow the steps below, it’s nearly guaranteed that you will be successful.  You will have the freedom to choose when you work, where you work, and who you work for. And if all goes well, you will never, ever have to go work as an employee for someone else again.  

But you’re probably asking how to go about doing that?  A lot of people think that starting a business can be a daunting task. Really it is pretty straightforward if you’re organized and have someone guiding you through the process.

It can be broken down into these simple steps.  

First, you’ll need a name.  When thinking about a name, think about branding and your image.  Do you want the business to be centered around you? Or do you want the business to grow bigger than you....

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Why a Career in Bookkeeping?

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Bookkeeping doesn’t require selling stuff to friends, having parties, buying inventory or recruiting others.  

It is a career that has been around for generations, one that thanks to modern technology you can now do from anywhere, for anyone, at any time.

Every business needs a bookkeeper!   And there are literally millions of small businesses across the country.  Growing more and more each day during this gig economy.

All it requires to become a bookkeeper are some basic computer skills, an interest in numbers, a passion for helping others and some basic training.

In return, you’ll find it to be a very rewarding career as you help small businesses (your clients) succeed!

According to a US Department of Labor Bureau of Labor statistics, the average bookkeeper in the US makes nearly $40,000 per year,  and likely works only 25-30 hours a week.

So how do you get started?

Well, first lets talk about what equipment you will need?
  • a reliable computer...
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How to Work from Anywhere, Anytime

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Are you looking for a flexible career?  

One where you can work from anywhere?  The kitchen table? Sure. A local coffee shop? Yep.   Your kid's swim meet? Totally. Your ailing parents house?  Yes. While travelling the world? Even better!

A career where you can truly set your own schedule? Want to make a few bucks in the morning before your day job? No problem. During nap time? Piece of cake.  While the kids are at school? Easy Peasy. From the car during piano lessons? Done. From your desk at lunch? Sure thing. In between classes? Fantastic. After the kids go to bed?  Absolutely.

We’re here to show you how you can work from anywhere, at any time and make $50-$80 per hour while doing it.  

Doing what you might ask?  

Well there are actually a variety of ways, but our favorite is working as a virtual bookkeeper.  

How do we know it’s possible you ask?

We know because we’ve done it!

Founder, Meaghan Likes, started a...

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