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The Financial Professional You Need to Hire ASAP

Finance is an umbrella term in the world of money management. Successful business owners often have multiple experts working together in their finance teams.  You may be thinking welp, I don’t even have one person on my finance tea. Please don’t let that pressure you....

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Why Wait Until 2020?

Hey! Last Friday, you might have seen my post on Instagram about how 2020 is only two months away. I talked about how I know it will be a rebirth for myself and my business. I want to share more about that. This past year I spent too much time trying to be someone...

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This is NOT a Drill

Hey! I want to remind you that this is NOT a drill. When your cash flow is tight, it’s not the time to play the small. This is not the time to fall back and get stressed or neglect taking care of yourself. This is crunch time.  We do not feel sorry for ourselves. We...

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4 MAJOR 🔑’s For Increased Cash Flow

Hey! I’ve seen a lot during the last decade I’ve worked as an accountant serving 6-7 figure small businesses from all over California. I’ve seen egregious mistakes to the swiftest of successes. I know what works and I know what doesn’t. So I thought I should share...

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3 Major Problems With Your Cash Flow

Hey! Cash flow Statement is exactly how it sounds- it’s a key financial document that breaks down how much money is coming in and out of your business. The quality and timing of your cash flow makes or breaks businesses. 50% of businesses fail within five years. I...

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3 Things You Need to do if You Still Have to File 2018 Taxes

Has it been six months already?! Yes. Yes it has.  October 15 is the official  Extension Due Date for Individual (and C-Corps) tax returns. It’s October 6 now, if you haven't filed your 2018 taxes yet, DO IT NOW! It’s Sunday - what else do you have to do? Knock it out...

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Best Blogs for Small Business Owners

“Reading is the strongest signal for success in the future that I have seen.” - Oprah Winfrey, aka thee iconic, original media super genius and oh BILLIONAIRE we all know and love.  I don’t know about you, but I consider Oprah the OG. She is one of the best examples...

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3 Essential Financial Reports Business Owners Must Know

Shh, is anyone looking? No? Ok good. Don’t worry, no one has to know that you’re reading this. There’s no need to feel shame about not knowing these basic financial reports. I mean, you’re a business owner, not a master accountant! But let’s nip this nonsense in the...

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How to get the most out of your Virtual Assistant

Hey Boss, You may feel like you have to have to do everything required in your business in order to make it run successfully.  But that’s because you don’t have a Virtual Assistant yet.  Virtual assistants can be life changing for the average, stressed out small-time...

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Frugal Girl Fall 💁

Hot Girl Summer is over, make way for Frugal Girl Fall! I don’t know about y’all, but my summer was eventful, and I ended up spending a little bit more on atypical costs i.e. #girlstrip and celebrations. If you’re in the same boat, you might be experiencing a...

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September 15 Extension Tax Deadline- Will You Be On Time?

Hey hey hey! This is a friendly reminder to all you S-Corp and partnership business owners. I’m not here to chastise you for needing an extension and I’m not judging if you’re still scrambling to get your tax documents in some six months after the March 15 tax...

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How to Find the Perfect Accountant

Getting the right financial expert on your team is a crucial decision for small businesses, especially in a climate where 50% of new businesses fail within the first year. Having a good accountant could be the difference maker. It’s hard enough to start a business,...

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Don’t Panic! What to do when the IRS comes knocking

Don’t Panic! What to do when the IRS comes knocking

It’s 7:06 PM. You decide to finally end the incessant blue glow your unfinished projects reflect in your face by shutting your laptop off for once and for all. Now, it’s time to stretch, close your home office door for the night and start thinking about dinner. But...

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How my siblings made me who I am

Hey!  I love sharing business and financial advice with you on Sundays but this week is a little different: I want to spotlight my siblings today...you may remember,  I talked about my mom a few weeks ago, but that only tells half the story. I mentioned I’m one of...

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Filing Your Business as an S-Corp Could be a Game Changer

You might be ready for a small business floe-thru corporation aka an S-Corp without even knowing it yet. And it could be a game changer for your business.  Let me break it down.  The S-Corp (short for S-Corporation) is a recognized legal business structure by the IRS....

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Six Ways You Can Be a More Confident Entrepreneur

Do I have what it takes? Am I making the right decisions? Am I good enough? Then there’s that problem employee you don’t know what to do with. There’s the same client that gives you the runaround when it's time to pay the invoices. There’s the tax forms you’ve been...

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Let me just share this real quick…

Let me just share this real quick…

I had a moment that came full circle for me in the past week and I want to share with you.  My mom is the hardest worker I know. The person I love the most in this world.  She is my ultimate inspiration and motivation. My mom traveled from Nigeria to the United States...

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Should I hire a CPA or CFO?

Should I hire a CPA or CFO?

Your business is growing fast and you know you NEED a numbers person on your team asap - there’s just one problem, do you hire a CPA or CFO? If you’re not sure what the difference is between a CPA and CFO (or even what these two roles do), you’re in the right place....

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It’s Lonely at the Top: Six Figure Edition

It’s Lonely at the Top: Six Figure Edition

It’s 2019. Earning six figures in this economy is no longer a status of wealth in different parts of the country. Don’t get me wrong, it’s still an amazing accomplishment but in places like New York City and the Bay Area, barely cracking six figures doesn’t lend you...

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Are you a Boss or a CEO?

Let’s keep it real today.  A lot of us in this community are bosses but only a handful of us are CEOs.  What’s the difference? Well.. Bosses are confident, hard-workers and excellent managers. They know the nitty-gritty details of their business and have a hand in...

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