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Demystifying the Balance Sheet: A Laid-Back Guide for the Budding Solopreneur

So, you’re ready to dive into the not-so-scary world of balance sheets? Buckle up, because we’re about to make sense of these bad boys. No more snooze-fest finance talks, I promise! Let’s get the lowdown on what a balance sheet is and why it’s your new business BFF.

What’s a Balance Sheet, Anyway?

Imagine a balance sheet as your business’s selfie at a specific moment. It’s a snapshot that tells you what your biz owns (assets), what it owes (liabilities), and the value that’s all yours (equity). Kinda like a financial check-up. And hey, don’t sweat it if the numbers seem like gibberish now. By the end of this, you’ll be reading them like a pro!

Why Should You Care?

Checking your balance sheet is like checking the health of your business. It’s not just about how much cash you’re making (though that’s super important), but also about the overall vibe of your financial wellness. It’s about knowing if you can splurge on that new piece of equipment or if you should chill on the spending for a bit.

Galentine’s Day Vibes: Celebrating Our Fabulous Female Friendships

Galentine’s Day is more than just a day; it’s a vibe. It’s about celebrating the incredible women who make life a little brighter, a little funnier, and a whole lot better. So, this Galentine’s Day, let’s spread some love, shower our friends with appreciation, and remember that in the grand tapestry of life, our girlfriends are the threads that hold us together. Here’s to you, my beautiful, strong, and inspiring gal pals. May we lift each other up today and every day.

Decoding the #1 Money Mindset Struggle: Elevate Your Value

According to a ZenBusiness research study, female creative freelancers charge an average of FORTY-SEVEN PERCENT less than their male counterparts in the same industries. Fast Company adds that we’re more likely to get paid late and are four and a half times less likely to earn over $150k a year. 💸💔

This essentially means that as women business owners, we’re often giving ourselves less equitable pay than our former employers. Can you believe that? It’s a staggering thought, right? At first, I was astounded when I heard that statistic, but in a way, it wasn’t entirely surprising.

Setting Financial Goals: Why Goals Are Like Farts (and How to Make Them Count)

Denise Duffield-Thomas is a money mindset guru who says “like farts, goals are better out than in, so stop bottling them up, and release them into the world,” and I could not agree more! 📣🙌 Sometimes, letting out a loud fart (metaphorically speaking) can be liberating. Similarly, boldly declaring your financial goals can bring a sense of accountability and motivation. 💼💥

How to Choose the Right Bookkeeper: 10 Essential Questions to Ask

As a seasoned bookkeeper who has had the privilege of working with various businesses, I understand the importance of finding the right fit when it comes to financial professionals. Whether you’re a new solopreneur/womanpreneur or a seasoned business owner looking to make a change, asking the right questions can make all the difference in selecting a bookkeeper who aligns with your business needs. 📚💼

Navigating Year-End: A Comprehensive Guide for Your Financial Review

As we approach the end of the year, it’s the perfect time to reflect on your financial journey and set the stage for a successful 2024 and beyond. In this handy little guide, we’ll explore key areas that deserve your attention as you wrap up 2023 📆 and ring in 2024 🎉. So let’s dive into the crucial aspects of your year-end financial review!

A Stress-Free Guide to Navigating Tax Season From A Bookkeeper!

As the tax season looms, I  know you’re probably starting to stress. Maybe you haven’t touched your books all year, or maybe you’ve been keeping up, but you’re not sure if you’ve done it right. The labyrinth of tax intricacies isn’t my main focus, so we won’t delve into the technicalities of tax filing in this post, since each individual’s circumstances differ. Instead, I’ll share some insights to make your tax preparation journey a little smoother this year.