Small Biz Tip: Technology: Accounting Software

Tips from September 29, 2009 The Small Business tips today will be about accounting software for your business. Quickbooks is a fast, easy, popular payroll & accounting support. Versions for both Windows & Mac formats. Quicken is more for small business intertwined with personal finances. It separates them & regulates each. Use the program which you feel more comfortable with. Talk to other biz owners. See what they use & why. Look for updates for your accounting software. Make sure you have the most recent edition for efficiency. Daily Overview: Accounting software is meant to help & not leave you confused. Research, test, & evaluate. [Read Full Article]

Small Biz Tip: Organize Your Finances

Tips from July 7, 2009 The Small Business tips today will be about organizing your finances. Keep your bills in one place to pay them on schedule and avoid unwanted late fees or worse, damaging your credit record. Consolidate accounts to one credit card if you have outstanding balances. Check balance transfer rats & one time fees. Use a software program. Quicken makes bill paying and reconciliation easy. ABC members receive discounts on the software. When saving receipts, save them in order of your purchases. When the statement comes, it will be easy to go over. Daily Overview: Avoid errors with your finances by organizing. You will also save time and money!  [Read Full Article]