Pros and Cons of a Home Office

Posted on Apr 20, 2017 Pros Cons Convenience for you Time flexibility Lower start-up costs You can write off a portion of your home operating expenses Cost savings on child care You can be more casual No commute You determine [...]

By |2017-07-24T13:00:32+00:00April 20th, 2017|ARTICLES, FINANCE & LEGAL, RESOURCES|0 Comments

Taking Advantage of Cash Discounts

Posted on Mar 16, 2017 When a supplier agrees to extend credit to your business, one of the things you’ll need to negotiate are credit terms. These terms spell out how long you have to pay. We outlined some of [...]

By |2017-07-24T12:59:37+00:00March 16th, 2017|ARTICLES, FINANCE & LEGAL, RESOURCES|0 Comments

Business Structures

Posted on Mar 09, 2017 Business Structures When a person decides they want to open their own business, they need to determine what type of structure it’s going to take. Will it be an unincorporated business or an incorporated company? Not too difficult!  [...]

By |2017-07-24T12:58:51+00:00March 9th, 2017|ARTICLES, FINANCE & LEGAL, RESOURCES|0 Comments

Accounts Payable

One of the cheapest forms of financing available to your small business is credit from your suppliers. This is known as trade credit. Trade credit is a buy now/pay later arrangement between a buyer (your company) and a seller (your [...]

By |2017-07-24T12:58:04+00:00February 2nd, 2017|ARTICLES, FINANCE & LEGAL, RESOURCES|0 Comments

How to Pick an Accountant

Posted on Jan 26, 2017 I was at a small business seminar recently where the speaker asked “Who here loves their accountant? Only one person raised their hand. Yikes. While the speaker didn’t ask why nobody else raised their hand, [...]

By |2017-07-24T12:55:33+00:00January 26th, 2017|ARTICLES, FINANCE & LEGAL, RESOURCES|0 Comments

Do You Have What it Takes to be an Entrepreneur?

Posted on Jan 20, 2017 Owning your own business takes guts. And self-discipline. And drive. And determination. And commitment. And passion. And focus. And long hours. And money. And the list goes on. And on. That’s reality. Here’s some more [...]

By |2017-07-21T18:07:03+00:00January 20th, 2017|ARTICLES, RESOURCES, SELF IMPROVEMENT|0 Comments

Square Up – Mobile Point-of-Sale

Posted on Dec 07, 2015 (HappyBoss.com has no affiliation with Square – we think it’s a really great tool and want to share!) ou’ve likely seen their ads during the past few years, and have wondered what the catch is [...]

By |2017-07-24T12:53:50+00:00December 7th, 2015|ARTICLES, FINANCE & LEGAL, RESOURCES|0 Comments

Dialing for Dollars – Part 1 of 2

Posted on Jun 26, 2015 Collection$ - Dialing for Dollar$ Part 1 of 2 In a perfect world, customers would pay their invoices without you ever having to pick up the phone and request payment. Wow….that would be nice wouldn’t [...]

By |2017-07-24T13:32:32+00:00June 26th, 2015|ARTICLES, EMPLOYEES & HR, FINANCE & LEGAL, RESOURCES|0 Comments

Dialing for Dollars – Part 2 of 2

Posted on Jun 26, 2015 Collection$ - Dialing for Dollar$ Part 2 of 2 Every business has 2 or 3 suppliers that they’ll pay lickity-split. They do this so when they want to open an account someplace else, they’ll be [...]

By |2017-07-24T13:33:10+00:00June 25th, 2015|ARTICLES, EMPLOYEES & HR, FINANCE & LEGAL, RESOURCES|0 Comments

Im Being Audited Oh %&#@, Why me?

Posted on Mar 25, 2014 One of the nightmares for every small business owner is getting that letter in the mail, or that phone call telling them they’re going to be audited. Fear and panic will be your first reaction; [...]

By |2017-07-24T12:37:09+00:00March 25th, 2014|ARTICLES, FINANCE & LEGAL, RESOURCES|0 Comments