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AANNDD… We’re back!

January 13, 2017

Hello everyone! It has been quite some time since my last post. Hopefully you haven’t forgotten about me just yet. We have made some really cool changes in our business that I can’t wait to share with you all. But before I get into that, I just want to announce that the blog is back…

6 Key Steps to Creating a Budget

January 11, 2017

[avatar user=”alexsteinberg” size=”original” /] Happy New Year! Can you believe 2016 is over? If you are a Philly sports fan like myself, you were probably already looking forward to 2017 a few months ago. Here are my quick thoughts on each team: Eagles! The Eagles finished with a 7-9 record after a blazing 3-0 start.…

Tax Notice? No Problem!

August 3, 2016

When big sports events are on the horizon I tend to get nostalgic and think about the “good ole’ days”. With the Olympics opening ceremony on Friday night and the U.S. Men’s basketball team’s first game on Saturday, memories of the 1992 Dream Team in Barcelona flood my mind. Looking at its roster, this is…

Keep Your Records!

July 25, 2016

Two of the greatest players from my generation were inducted into Cooperstown this weekend – Ken Griffey, Jr. and Mike Piazza. There are so many things I could write about Piazza but Griffey has a special place in my childhood memories. I’ll never forget his years in Seattle during the early to mid ‘90s –…

The Home Office Deduction Follow Up

July 18, 2016

So much as happened over the past two weeks in sports, it’s almost hard to keep track of everything but two NBA stories took center stage for me. NBA free agency kick started July with some fireworks when Kevin Durant took his talents to the Warriors. Even though there had been rumors of the Warriors…

3 Reasons You Need Your Books on the Accrual Basis

July 12, 2016

I’ve had a lot of conversations recently around the topic of cash vs. accrual financial statements. This is an incredibly important topic that every business needs to understand. For the most part, every business needs to keep their books on the accrual basis internally. There are 3 main reasons to do this, but first let…

The Real Truth About the Home Office Deduction

July 6, 2016

The sports world lost two legends this past week, Pat Summitt and Buddy Ryan, and they will be missed immensely. I have to admit that I don’t watch much college basketball, but growing up an avid sports fan I remember being in awe of Pat Summitt’s accomplishments – among many others there are her 1,000…

Generational Values

June 28, 2016

A few weekends ago was Fathers Day, and during that day I was thinking back on things that my dad has taught me over the past 29 years. There are three major attributes that I have learned from him. Without these learned qualities, I know for a fact I would not be where I am…

Is Hiring a CPA Worth Your Investment?

June 22, 2016

The NBA finals are over and LeBron James and the Cavaliers are the champions. Before the start of the playoffs it seemed like there was no chance the Cavs could defeat the great Warriors.  LeBron had to take his game to another level for them to ever start thinking about the title.  He did that…

Your Most Valuable Asset

June 21, 2016

What would you say is your most valuable asset? Is it money? Notoriety? Your home, or car? I want to argue that everyone’s most valuable asset is time. You have all heard the saying time is money, and it really is true: If you had more time you could make more money, then in turn…

What Should You Look for When Hiring a CPA?

June 16, 2016

You can’t do it all. I’m sure you’ve heard that phrase before.  A major problem that I see in the small business world is that owners think they can handle every function of the business themselves.  If you are trying to truly grow revenues you need to take a step away and let experts help…

Turkey Hunting and Business Strategy?

June 16, 2016

As I’m sure you’ve been able to put together now, I am an avid outdoorsmen. I love every aspect of God’s beautiful creation. A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to go turkey hunting with a good friend of mine. I promise this story is business related, so stick with me. We arrived at…