Let me ask you a question: why are you in business? I am sure your answer is to earn money, to make a living, or to prepare for the future. Then let me ask a second question: what is your most important tool to manage your money? Do you keep track of your bills and […]
Author: Sue McLaughlin
Sue McLaughlin is the founder and principal of McLaughlin Bookkeeping Services, LLC and MBS Bookkeeping Seminars. Her mission is to offer small-business clients a fair price for bookkeeping services while delivering excellent customer service.
Let’s talk about going green. Yes, going green. There are many ways you can keep a green office. But there is more to having a green office than saving the environment. The most common commodity we all work with is paper….. to me, a close second is my time. If I can save a tree […]
Frequently small businesses ask me as a professional bookkeeper varying questions about document retention. I am not going to tell you which documents you should retain. This information needs to come from your CPA, attorney and/or your corporate headquarters. I want to write about document retention because ultimately, you may be responsible for archived documents. […]
There can be confusion among small business owners when it comes to responsibilities between bookkeepers and accountants. There are some who believe that they will save money by using the services of a professional bookkeeper rather than services of a Certified Public Account (CPA.) I answer that question with this analogy: would you ask a […]