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Devine Dictionary: Depreciation

Today we are going to talk about the accounting term and usage of depreciation. Depreciation is certainly a word you have heard or seen used before in your financials, but do you know what it means. What is depreciation and why is it important? Depreciation is applied to assets to show the value loss over…

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Kick off Spring with a Fresh Set of Eyes

Spring is a time of new beginnings and fresh starts. We see this in the world around us, but do we see it in the place where we spend most of our time? Our businesses? When was the last time you looked at your business with a fresh set of eyes? Well maybe now is…

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Love your Business: Tips to Prevent Burnout

Being a business owner can be very stressful. But how do you keep yourself from getting burned out? How do you keep yourself in love with what you started? Today we are going to talk about a few things that help us from not getting burnout from the day-to-day stress of running and owning a…

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Upgrade Your Accounting Processes

In January it is important to make sure you are ready to move full steam ahead into a new year. However, you can’t successfully tackle a new year if you don’t have the proper systems in place to help your business grow. If last year has taught us anything it is that you never know…

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K is for Knowledgeable

Being knowledgeable is one of the keys to our culture and is the K in FRANK. To us being knowledgeable is important to bring to our clients and to each other as a team. One of the items we want to be knowledgeable about is the best accounting technology solutions for our clients. This allows…

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Devine Dictionary: Outsourcing

We say outsourcing a lot here at Devine Consulting, but what is outsourcing really mean? Today we are going to explore what outsourcing means to us here at Devine. Outsourcing to us means hiring another entity to provide a service for your business versus hiring someone in-house. An example of this would be if you…

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Give Yourself the Gift of Stress-Free Accounting

With the holiday season is here and it is time to start thinking about the gift list. What to get everyone is always a stressful part of the holiday season. On top of that you are a business owner, so you still have a business to manage this holiday season. Have you ever thought what…

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Make Technology Essential

Technology is an essential part to today’s business. It is used everyday as a form of communication, storage, and continued business advancement and growth. If 2020 has made one thing very clear, it is that technology isn’t going anywhere and having the right technology for your business is essential. But how do you know what…

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Devine Dictionary: Liability

On today’s entry of Devine Dictionary, we are going to discuss liability. What is a liability? What does a liability look like for your business? We are going to discuss what that means and what it looks like in the accounting world. A liability is a monetary amount that is owed by the company to…

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Time Management Quiz

When you own a business, your time is very important. There are only so many hours during the day, and you don’t want to spend all of them working. But how do you know if your time management is out of control? And if it is, what can you do to help with that? Maybe…

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Outsourcing: Get a Team Behind Your Business

Fall is here and the end of the third quarter is here for business owners. As you look to the end of the year it may also be a good time to evaluate how you are spending your time. What tasks are you completing that may not be the best use of your time? What…

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Employer Branding – A great article from Accounting Today

As a business owner you know how important your company brand is but have you considered what your employer branding looks like? While this article is written towards accounting firms it has some great information about how to market yourself as an employer. It may not be something you have thought about before, but your company culture…

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F is for FUN

Here at Devine Consulting our company values are represented by FRANK. FRANK stands for Fun, Reliable, Accessible, Nurturing and Knowledgeable. Today we are talking about F. F stands for Fun. During the trying times we are in, it is difficult to keep the fun in the day to day work environment. As a business owner…

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Cloud Accounting: Now is the time to switch

We have talked about cloud accounting before. You may or may not have been ready to make the switch previously. However, with the world constantly changing around us it is important to make sure you are prepared for anything that could come at us next. Being on the cloud will make it easier for you…

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