Houston Bookkeeping Tip: Are Free Trials Worth It For Small Business?

We at B&J Bookkeeping love free stuff. If you feel the same, you probably already know a few tricks yourself. Who doesn’t enjoy taking a free sample at the grocery store, especially sushi? After the bite, the makers of the product want you to buy what they’re selling in the end. Yes, you enjoyed the […]

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Houston Bookkeeping Tip: 5 Fastest Ways to Lose Clients

No one wants to lose a new or reoccurring client. Sometimes it is easier than you might think. One of the worst parts is you may not even know if or how you are doing it. Your greatest assets are your clients. Clients give you regular business and can recommend you to others. Many of the […]

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Houston Bookkeeping Tip: 6 Ways to Manage a Small Business When it’s Low on Cash

We have recently discussed a bookkeeping tip on an interesting money study. However, the study only looked at individuals. We see small to mid-sized business all the time for their bookkeeping. A common problem they seem to have is ready availability of cash. Said cash can be used for payroll, materials, and other common expenses. […]

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5 Bookkeeping Skills Everyone Should Have

We at B&J have a diverse list of clients from the self employed to full sized businesses. While we pride our selves on doing a great job, there are certain bookkeeping skills that you should have on your own. Skills range from the simple to the less often thought of.

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Houston Bookkeeping Basics: 5 Strategies for Cutting Expenses

We at B&J in Houston love to discuss expert bookkeeping tips. In addition to these expert tips, we also like to get back to bookkeeping basics. Today’s entry discusses expenses that are draining your wallet along with strategies to find and eliminate them. This includes costs that are no longer needed and are without a purpose. If […]

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Houston Bookkeeper Tip: 7 401(k) Mistakes That Can Cost You Thousands

We at B&J love to share tips from our Houston Bookkeeper including lots of investment tips. While we won’t tell you what to buy, when to sell, or any of that other jargon, we can tell you the essentials. One of the most common ways our bookkeeping clients invest is through their 401(k). This is […]

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Houston Bookkeeper Tip: 5 Bizarre Money Myths People Still Believe

We at B&J Bookkeeping love to discuss myths surrounding taxes. Since taxes are basically money out of your pocket, we thought it would be a good idea to go over traditional money myths. These tales run the gamut from the ones with a bit of truth to the downright silly or even harmful. We think […]

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4 Must Read HSA Tips

Ever since the House of Representatives passed the new health bill, the topic of a health savings account has come up. Given how chaotic the healthcare system was before the bill, we have seen an emergence of health savings accounts, also known as HSAs. We think they will continue to get bigger and grow in […]

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Can You Pay Your Tax Return With Credit Cards?

If this tax year you are one of the unfortunate souls who must pay the IRS instead of receiving a refund, you have our sympathies. It is a bad situation, but there is a way to minimize the damage. Did you know you can pay your taxes with a credit card, among other methods? For […]

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5 Last Minute Tax Return Tips

You’re not alone if you have waited up to the last minute to prepare what will be a last minute tax return. Approximately 20% to 25% of tax returns are filed with in the last two weeks of the tax deadline. While some delay the process because they want to side step the hassle, the […]

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