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Can Bookkeeping “Spark Joy”?

By |2019-01-31T15:45:33+00:00January 29th, 2019|Categories: Business Wise|Tags: , , , , , |

With the new year brings a fresh start for many people.  A time to put the prior year behind you and begin the new year with a clean slate.  It is also a time to look at how you have been doing things so that you don’t repeat the same thing again. I am 5 episodes [...]

5 Power Keys to Scorecarding

By |2017-10-12T14:48:52+00:00September 11th, 2017|Categories: Business Wise|Tags: , , , , , , |

Good data begins in your bookkeeping and accounting department.  If it also ends there, you have wasted one of the most valuable tools in your tool box.  The power in your data is with your people. Everyone likes to keep score.  We all have an innate desire to succeed. Those two facts, coupled with putting the [...]

Bookkeeper, An Important Team Member!

By |2017-05-09T22:13:50+00:00May 26th, 2016|Categories: Business Wise, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

Bookkeeping is not as simple as it sounds.  It is a skill that requires thought and accuracy.  A good bookkeeper makes it easy to review and analyze information; a bad bookkeeper will leave your books in disarray and lead to bad business decisions.  The saying goes, “Garbage In, Garbage Out.” Below are 5 traits that make [...]

Beat the Bookkeeping Blues

By |2017-05-09T22:12:42+00:00September 12th, 2013|Categories: Business Wise, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

1. KISS (Keep It Simple Stupid): Most small businesses do not need a Chart of Accounts 3 pages long. How many services/products do you provide? How many expense categories do you have? Write these lists down and make sure you are not over complicating your life with accounts and journal entries that are not necessary to [...]

We’re FreshBooks Certified Bean Counters!

By |2017-05-09T22:12:26+00:00June 6th, 2013|Categories: Business Wise, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

FreshBooks is a cloud accounting service designed for small business owners. FreshBooks has over 5 Million customers in over 120 countries.  At Mackey Advisors we strive to continually grow our knowledge base to deliver the best service possible to our clients. We recently received our certification as a FreshBooks "Beancounter". We are currently the only accounting firm in [...]