I am Mike Westmore. I am the owner of Bookkeeping by Mike LLC, and I provide bookkeeping services to small businesses. My mission is “To help small business owners take control of their finances through sound analysis and advice to achieve prosperity”. About me My background might...

Reconciliation – did you cringe? Do you shudder at the thought? Account reconciliations don’t have to be that stressful. Although admittedly, to get to that point they are not stressful does take some prep work. Just like any job you have to have the proper...

Set it and forget it (Ron Popeil)! Do you remember those commercials, heck they may still be playing on some of the cable channels. Your supposed to set your slow cooker and forget it. At the end of the day you will have a fully...

As business owners and managers we want to know where our money is coming from and where it is going; or better known as income and expenses. Within your software program there is more than one way to track where your income is coming from...

Profits we all want them! We all love them! Heck that is what we all work for profits – positive profits! We did not become business owners to pay others to work for them or to go in debt – we became business owners to...

I know…I know I can hear all of you saying it right now – It took you long enough! Yes it’s that time! It’s time to look at your Income Statement!Everyone is always so interested in their Income Statement. Those are usually the first questions...

Uncertainty…Merriam-Webster defines it as lack of certainty: doubt. Something that is doubtful or unknown. Uncertainty…kind of sums up being self-employed? Uncertainty… the ups and the downs throughout the life of a business.We have learned in “Costs and Effects of Labor” that we as business owners...

Timing in business is everything. If it’s not us personally wanting something right now, it’s our customers. Queen states it very clearly with the title of their song “I want it all” - as the song states “I want it all, I want it all,...

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