We’ve got your back!

If you own or manage a business, it can be unnerving to let your finances out of your grip. For many, managing the books, the accounts, and the projections gives a sense of security in where the money is going and whether things are staying up to date. But it comes at a cost your…

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It’s all a balancing act

Being a business owner can often feel like you’re in a circus. Now, there aren’t clowns or elephants (or maybe there are…?), but between staffing, marketing, accounting, and the business itself, it can all be a balancing act. And often, it feels like you’re just spinning plates. We get it! But it doesn’t have to…

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Analysis Matters!

Why Analysis Matters: The value of a human accountant The digital tools available to help run your business are limitless in this day and age. There are apps for everything! Accounting and bookkeeping included. Technology has come so far from the days of a punch calculator, paper ledgers, and hand-writing checks, but one thing has…

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Extra Brain Power You Need to Succeed

“Business Owner” is a title you carry, but the truth is you likely carry several other titles – ones like an HR manager, Accountant, IT Specialist, and Marketer. Your mental load can be heavy. And you may feel like you need more hours in the day. But the truth is, you need your brain to…

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Help for the Holidays

Help for the Holidays It’s that time of year when our schedules are packed to the brim, and our business finances might go a little haywire. The revenue and expenses may be A-typical for your business during the holidays, but that doesn’t have to stress you out! With Devine as your outsourced accounting partner, we…

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Don’t leave your books to chance

In the current job market, don’t leave your books to chance! A recent article from CNN gave great detail about the current worker shortage, but made one critical observation, “What’s increasingly clear is that after the coronavirus pandemic delivered an unprecedented shock to the global economy, putting tens of millions of people out of work…

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You’d Rather Be on Vacation

Summer is here, and we’re all seeing the photos of our friends and family on vacation. But for a business owner, taking time away from running your business can mean significant setbacks. A week at the beach would be lovely, but not if that means defaulting on a payment or missing payroll. At Devine, we…

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Take that hat off!

Chances are, you didn’t start your business because you love accounting. It likely isn’t your primary expertise, and that’s okay! The world needs your specific talents and abilities, they just aren’t accounting. But businesses simply can’t run well without managing the numbers well. It’s often said that being a business owner requires you to wear…

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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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