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Are Your Prices Making you a “Break Even” Company?

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We all want our businesses to turn a profit, right? Unfortunately, many companies never do more than barely “break even” and they may not understand […]

5 Things Business Owners Should Know About QuickBooks


If you’re a business owner, then it’s a pretty safe bet that you’ve heard of QuickBooks. Whether you’re new to QuickBooks or an old pro, […]

Business Planning for Next Year’s Success


  It’s not about the destination it’s about the journey, right?  This absolute truth in life applies to business planning as well, and it’s this philosophy […]

Anatomy of a Cash Flow Statement


In our last post, we talked about the basics of cash flow statements, what they are and what they can tell us. This time, we’re […]

Three Biggest Financial Mistakes Business Owners Make


Here at Financial Optics our main job is to keep you on track so you can work on your business instead of in your business. […]



“I don’t need a dedicated accountant; I’m just going to learn Quickbooks!” Obviously we’re always going to argue, as a virtual CFO firm, that your […]

4 Things you need to know about payroll


Payroll is dealing with your employees’ hard earned money – money they need to pay their “overhead,” like rent, car payments, etc.  It should have […]

What Can A Survivalist TV Show Teach Us About Running A Business?


A friend of ours, Magen Smith, CPA and fellow member of the Thriveal CPA Network, told us about a quote she heard while watching Ultimate Survival […]

The #1 Thing You Should Do Today To Improve Cash Flow


When talking to entrepreneurs, the topic of cash flow management comes up frequently. Perhaps they have heard a radio spot commercial from a bank suggesting […]

How to Use Your Financial Statements to Run a Better Business

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Statement of Cash Flows The Statement of Cash Flows is an important part of analyzing any business, providing the reader with insights into the practicality […]