For small business owners, keeping a close eye on the health of their business is the key to long-term success. Especially for first-time business owners who have decided to jump in head-first, it can be very difficult and overwhelming once… Read More
Archive for the ‘Financial Planning’ Category
Should Your Business Adopt Mobile Payments?
As technology races ever forward, businesses have to continuously update their systems at a breakneck pace just to keep up or—at the very least—not fall too far behind. One of the newer systems beginning to make its mark is mobile… Read More
Financial Metrics Every Small Business Owner Should Track
Owning a business is a lot of work. In addition to the actual work that your business does – selling, landscaping, fixing, treating, etc. – you also have to do all of the tasks of a business manager. And of… Read More
How to Get Your Startup Started
It takes a lot of planning, financial decision-making, and having and checking off a legal compliance list to start a startup. If this all sounds overwhelming, The Harding Group is here to help. Here is a streamlined look at some… Read More
Is it Time to Upgrade Your Accounting Software?
Tax season can be an annual nightmare for small and large businesses alike. Tax season can be even more stressful with outdated accounting software. One oversight many small business owners make is not taking eligible deductions because they don’t have… Read More
3 Reasons Your Small Business Needs a Professional Accountant
Taking the chance on a small business idea is both thrilling and terrifying. There is always a lot of work to do and a lot at stake, making it that much more important that your small business’s bookkeeping and accounting… Read More
The Importance of Forecasting Your Small Business
Forecasting any business is vital. However, many small companies don’t partake in this process. Business owners tend to the logistics of running their company and solving issues. Therefore, forecasting a small business can be challenging, if not seemingly impossible. When… Read More
Which is Better: Cash Basis or Accrual Accounting?
There are two different types of accounting: cash basis and accrual. These methods differ in some ways, but both will give you some kind of overview of your business finances and the health of your company. Which one is right… Read More
Profit Margins (and How to Fix Them)
As long as you’re not running a non-profit, for most businesses, profit is the name of the game. It’s never a good idea to live in the red, and for most business owners, until they start seeing comfortable profit margins… Read More
How to Save Time on Accounting Tasks
When you’re a small business owner, you don’t have enough hours in the day to complete all necessary business tasks and spend time on yourself and your family. When it comes time to deal with bookkeeping and accounting, many small… Read More