Category Archives: General Tips

Updating Your Employee Handbook

Employee Handbook Updates

Too many organizations allow their employee handbooks to become static over time. It is imperative that your employee handbook serve as a dynamic text, reflecting changes in your company’s policies. Let us look at some of the things that are easily overlooked and often left out of employee handbooks. Alterations to Minimum Wage and Paid Sick […]

What Should Your Nonprofit Consider for Your Strategic Plan?

The beginning of the year is usually a bit late to start drafting a new strategic plan for your nonprofit. But, if you’re running a small nonprofit, without a plan and want to create one, here are some helpful ideas as you begin this important process. Why Have a Strategic Plan? Any organization has a […]

How to Be More Efficient at Work


As a professional, time is money. No matter how minuscule or enormous the project, we each want to do the best job possible. Here are a few tips to analyze what works and what doesn’t to make sure you become more efficient. Don’t Multi-Task Don’t take pride in being a multi-tasker. Telling yourself that you’re […]

New App Introduced Targeting Small Business Owners

Accounting Laptop

Everyday there are new apps being introduced to give us tools to make our lives, both personal and professional, a little easier. One that has recently caught our attention is an app called Swipefin. It is the first entirely mobile receipt tracking and tax preparation tool that has been created with small business owners and […]

What If Someone Steals My Personal Identity?

Identity theft is a major problem taxpayers want to avoid. The IRS website has a lot of common sense information available on how to protect yourself, such as: don’t carry around information that contains your Social Security number or individual taxpayer identification number; don’t give out your information to just anyone who asks, make sure […]

Money Saving Tactics to Pay for College

Fall is the start of a new chapter for many families, especially those with children at that critical age where college, SATs, and future careers are right around the corner. If your student is entering their junior or senior year of high school, then NOW is the time to be looking at colleges, asking financial […]