CPA vs. Bookkeeper

CPA vs. Bookkeeper

CPA vs. Bookeeper Written By Geoff Burns When speaking with potential clients, I am often asked if I would perform the services of a CPA. Likewise, several CPA's I know are asked to perform bookkeeping services, which is not what being a CPA is about. Today, I hope to delineate some of the differences between CPAs and Bookkeepers so you...
Why to Hire a Professional Bookkeeper

Why to Hire a Professional Bookkeeper

Why to Hire a Professional Bookkeeper Written By Geoff BurnsAccording to the Small Business Administration, 67% of all businesses fail within the first 10 years. The primary reason for this is lack of cash flow. In fact, 82% of businesses that fail, do so because of cash flow problems. In addition to cash flow problems, poor or inadequate management often...
Business Valuations

Business Valuations

Business Valuations Written By Geoff Burns Business Valuations are often considered important only if you are looking to buy or sell. But, business owners and investors can use business valuations to secure better terms for loans, find new funding sources, investigate franchising and many other opportunities. Whether you are are a business owner, investor, or just interested in the process,...
Eisenhower Matrix

Eisenhower Matrix

The Eisenhower Matrix Written By Geoff BurnsDwight D. "Ike" Eisenhower was a five star Army General during World War II and the 34th President of the United States of America. He is responsible for implementing the Interstate Highway System that is in use today. However, many do not know that he developed a simple matrix to analyze tasks and to...
Statement of Cash Flows

Statement of Cash Flows

Statement of Cash Flows Written By Geoff BurnsWhat is a Statement of Cash Flows? For bookkeepers, accountants, and other financial professionals, it is one of the three, core reports used to help paint the business' financial picture. To many business owners and entrepreneurs, it is still a core report, but the information is often misunderstood. In this article I intend...