The Quantify Blog

Does It Truly Matter If My Accountant Is a CPA?

June 10, 2016

I love basketball. Growing up I used to watch every NBA finals game no matter what time it started.  I wouldn’t dare miss a game because I might have missed a classic or an unbelievable play.  I can still remember all of the great teams and players from the ‘80s, ‘90s and the early ‘00s.…

Learn How to Step Away So You Don't Run Away

June 6, 2016

My parents have a cabin in northern PA. It’s about 4 hours away from where I live and in the middle of nowhere. Since there is no Wi-Fi or cell service, I always enjoy heading up there to “unplug” for a few days. In the past I haven’t been overly aware of the resource this…

Why Should I Hire an Experienced Accountant?

June 3, 2016

My wife and I recently got our two month old Cairn Terrier puppy, Stella, from a breeder near where she grew up in the Catskill Mountains. The purchase happened to coincidence right as this year’s tax season bonanza was starting in early February.  What I didn’t know was that I was in for a crazy…

The Numbers Guy

May 25, 2016

It’s been awhile since I last made a foray into the world of blogging, but now I am back. Many of you may already know me, but allow me to reintroduce myself. I’ve been a numbers guy all of my life. It all started at the young age of 5 when I would harass my…

Don't Mind the Crows

May 23, 2016

I love everything about the outdoors and I spend a lot of time there. I have seen some amazing things that many people don’t get to experience in their lifetime. I have also seen the reality of nature and how brutal it can be at times. For whatever reason something that I always take note…

10 Things You Need to Know About Choosing an Accounting Software

May 17, 2016

So your company has finally outgrown your accounting software and you need a more robust accounting software package. Choosing the “right” one can be a bit overwhelming, but here are the top 10 things to look for when reviewing your options. Chart of Accounts Your chart of accounts is the engine behind your entire accounting…

What to Do If You Get a Tax Notice From the IRS

April 18, 2016

What’s the one thing that is worse than doing your taxes?  Receiving a tax notice from the IRS. We all hate them and many of us are even scared of them. I want to talk with you today about what to do if you receive a tax notice. I know it can be scary when…

You Need to Stop Thinking so Much

April 12, 2016

This is probably one of the most important topics that I’ve discussed since starting the blog. I want to talk about decision-making and execution. How many of you have had a decision to make in your life with two options and you sat there for hours thinking about which one to choose? You’ve weighed all…

Top 10 Reasons Your Business Could Fail

April 5, 2016

I have seen businesses struggle and I have seen businesses completely fail. Generally it is not because the business has a bad idea or the business owner isn’t good at what they do. I want to dive into the top 10 things I have seen that cause businesses to struggle or fail. Get Your Focus…

Working Through the Hard Stuff

March 22, 2016

Hey guys, I want to apologize for my absence over the past few weeks. I recently got surgery on my hip.  I guess that is the price you pay from a lifetime of playing sports. Unfortunately, I have to have my other hip operated on in a month so my journey is just beginning. At…

Why You Need to Be Innovative

February 23, 2016

The past two weeks we have touched on two of our core values at The Quantify Group: Work-Life Balance and Doing What is Right All the Time. While these two are the lifeblood of who we are, without #3 we wouldn’t have anything. Our third core value is innovation. What is Innovation? Innovation is the…

Doing What Is Right All the Time

February 16, 2016

Last week we discussed What Work-Life Balance is All About. This week we are going to discuss another value that not only guides my professional life, but also guides our entire team at The Quantify Group. That value is: doing what is right, all the time. When I started working in business I always assumed…