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The Best Cloud-Based Online Accounting Software

Over the past couple of years, I’ve moved a lot of my traditional “software” based tasks to the cloud.   You can read about it here: I Started Moving My Finances and Business To The Cloud.  There are so many great tools that I have been able to take advantage of, including Google Docs and [...]

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Lifestyle: Working From Home – The Facts

Most of us would long to be able to work from home. There are plenty of benefits in telecommuting beyond being able to attend to your daily rounds of email tennis whilst still wearing your pyjamas. A recent survey from carinsurance.org showed that in the US: The reduction in greenhouse gasses because of the amount [...]

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How Start-Up Accelerators Could Redefine Entrepreneurship

If you have the entrepreneurial spirit but lack the essentials needed to start your own business, then a start-up accelerator is just the thing for you. Start-up accelerators are redefining the way entrepreneurs get their businesses up and running by offering different levels of support and unique mentorship. When you’re ready to get your business [...]

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Review: BeanCruncher.Com

Beancruncher.com was an online accounting software aiming to give its customers the most flexibility in the crowded cloud book-keeping business. It promised an impressive set of features but the execution sadly could use some improvement.  Accessibility was the first area where the flexibility of beancruncher.com shined. Customers could access beancruncher.com on any devices that had [...]

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Guide to Business Loans: How to Prepare and Get Approved

Choosing the right business loan is leverage to grow your company in a time and cost efficient way. Many entrepreneurs lack the liquidity to pounce on time sensitive opportunities, such as acquisitions or bulk supplier discounts. A business line of credit is readily available capital to earn money or cut costs, in these ways. A [...]

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Xero.com Review

The tag line for xero.com was “Beautiful accounting software”. True to their words, the website was a pleasant shade of blue and more importantly, Xero was organized, easy to navigate, and offering a thoughtful list of features. There are five main sections on xero.com: Dashboard, Accounts, Reports, Contacts, and Settings. Except for the Dashboard, all [...]

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4 Reasons Why CEOs Should Surf

No one said that the life of a CEO is easy. In fact, the CEO can be under pressure and generally has a workload out of this world. Due to the expectancy of performing tremendously well, it is imperative for anyone to feel confident in themselves. A great way to build confidence while simultaneously improving [...]

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The Downside of Entrepreneurship – 3 Things to Consider

There’s no doubt about it – becoming an entrepreneur has some serious advantages. As an entrepreneur you can set your own hours, choose work you love, and be your own boss. But with all the great advantages of entrepreneurship there are also less desirable traits. While entrepreneurship can seem glamorous from the outside it’s important [...]