A few years ago my money situation was a disaster- and to be honest- disaster is a nice way to put it. The real talk way to put it is this: A few years ago, my money situation was a shit show.
Here’s what it looked like: my bookkeeping was def not done, I was overdrawing my bank account, had a mountain of credit card debt,
Is the state of your self-employed finances seriously bumming you out? It feels like there is never enough time in the day to do it all and *everything* is slipping through the cracks. And you just KNOW it’s going to take forever to get this mess straightened out.
Here’s the thing- you’re wrong.
It actually is possible to get your finances organized and under control without it shaving years off of your life.
Let’s talk about your small business finances. Oh, you don’t want to? Rather talk about something else? Like the latest episode of the Bachelor?
Okay, I’m being facetious, but if this is you every time your small business finances get mentioned, let’s talk- for real.
Business finances can be really daunting. Maybe you feel like you don’t know what you’re doing, are overwhelmed by everything you have to learn,
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In (boring) business terms, cash flow management is: the process of monitoring, analyzing, and adjusting your business’ cash flows. Wait, don’t go! I’m going to speak way more plainly here,
Aren’t budgets just the *worst*? I mean, they totally take the fun out of money and make you feel like you’re shackled to a boring set of numbers for eternity. Who needs them!
Well….actually…. you do.
A business budget is a tool that can help you manage the cash flow in your business and keep your spending and savings on track. If made correctly, a business budget can even be like a cheerleader,
Sometimes I think if I were a superhero, my superpower would be bumming people out. I’m always the one to deliver bad news when it comes to write offs and taxes!
But, like any superhero, I do it for the good of humankind (especially the self-employed humans) even if it means I’m known as Major Bummer Pants.
It’s super common for people to make write off mistakes. It isn’t because they’re trying to fleece the system- it’s just because they never learned the ins and outs of write-offs.