Accounting & Logistics Archives - Erin Armstrong
Paying Yourself As The Business Owner

Paying Yourself As The Business Owner

A version of this article was first published on DesignGood’s blog. As the final part of my series on creating business financial alignment (you can read Part 1 here and Part 2 here), let’s dive into the ohhh-so-important topic for businesses: paying...

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EIDL & PPP Pandemic Loan Options

EIDL & PPP Pandemic Loan Options

Over the past week, you've probably read at least a little about the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL). However, if you're like many, you might be a little confused--perhaps even feeling frustrated--about how to get...

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Does Your Small Business Need a Virtual CFO?

A lot of times, in life (and business), you don’t know what you don’t know… until you know it. So, in that spirit, I’d like to clarify why many small businesses could benefit by hiring a Virtual CFO. First, you might be wondering what exactly is a Virtual CFO. In...

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How to figure out what to pay yourself

How to figure out what to pay yourself

You may be wondering... how do you even begin to figure out what to pay yourself?! On the surface, this sounds like a fun conversation. But, it can be pretty tricky for you or anyone who owns a business to comfortably decide what to write on their own paycheck....

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Best Bookkeeping Software for Your Small Business

Best Bookkeeping Software for Your Small Business

You're wondering... what's the best bookkeeping software for small business? And that's a great question! I’ve done a few of these side-by-side comparisons of U.S. accounting software systems for U.S. small businesses, and I decided it was about time for a new one!...

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The Best Accounting Software for your U.S. Business

The Best Accounting Software for your U.S. Business

2017 UPDATE: please note this article and section was written in 2016, and while much of the information is still relevant, my latest review can be found HERE.  Last year, I did a side-by-side comparison of the most popular U.S. accounting software...

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The Top Three Accounting Tasks You Should Never Put Off

The Top Three Accounting Tasks You Should Never Put Off

A stitch in time saves nine. For those unfamiliar with this expression, it comes from an era when people used a needle and thread to mend their own clothes. The idea was that a little preventive maintenance now can eliminate the need for major repairs later (only one...

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