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Keep What You Earn is a podcast for entrepreneurs of all levels to use their financial information as a source of inspiration rather than intimidation. Your host, Shannon Weinstein, is a CFO, CPA and business mentor with a knack for simplifying the complex concepts of money into everyday examples and analogies you can actually understand. Join Shannon and her guests as we unlock new growth strategies, tax tips and mindset shifts so you can scale your business with confidence.

[Disclaimer: Any opinions, recommendations, and tips offered on this podcast or other social media forums do not constitute individual tax or accounting advice. This content is designed to provide education and awareness about financial topics and responsibility for the benefit of the general public. Please consult a professional before implementing any of the suggestions made by Shannon or Keep What You Earn Co.]

Keep What You Earn Shannon Weinstein

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 177 Ratings

Keep What You Earn is a podcast for entrepreneurs of all levels to use their financial information as a source of inspiration rather than intimidation. Your host, Shannon Weinstein, is a CFO, CPA and business mentor with a knack for simplifying the complex concepts of money into everyday examples and analogies you can actually understand. Join Shannon and her guests as we unlock new growth strategies, tax tips and mindset shifts so you can scale your business with confidence.

[Disclaimer: Any opinions, recommendations, and tips offered on this podcast or other social media forums do not constitute individual tax or accounting advice. This content is designed to provide education and awareness about financial topics and responsibility for the benefit of the general public. Please consult a professional before implementing any of the suggestions made by Shannon or Keep What You Earn Co.]

    This Could Be the Most Expensive Sales Mistake You Make

    This Could Be the Most Expensive Sales Mistake You Make

    Today's conversation delves into a pivotal topic that many entrepreneurs face—misalignment between their sales offers and their target audience. I'll explore why your sales pipeline might be drying up, the consequences of offering high-ticket items to a mismatched audience, and the importance of ongoing market research. Plus, I'll share insights on how to align your products or services with your customers' needs, whether that means expanding your reach or adjusting your offerings. Tune in to discover how to bridge these gaps and enhance your sales strategy. 
     
    What you'll hear in this episode:
    03:25 Align your offerings with your audience's desires.
     
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    The information contained in this podcast is intended for educational purposes only and is not individual tax advice. Please consult a qualified professional before implementing anything you learn.

    • 7 min
    A Shortcut to Business Travel Deductions

    A Shortcut to Business Travel Deductions

    In today's episode, we'll dive into a topic that often complicates business finances—business travel deductions. Whether you're a solo entrepreneur or managing a team of traveling employees, keeping track of travel expenses can be daunting. But don't worry, I've got you covered. I'll be sharing a smart strategy using GSA per diem rates to simplify this process, ensuring you stay organized and compliant. Plus, I'll sprinkle in some practical tips to make your travel expense tracking hassle-free. Stay tuned for valuable insights that will make your next business trip smoother and more efficient.
     
    What you'll hear in this episode:
    03:23 Employees choose necessary incidentals, not transportation costs.
    07:11 Control spending on company credit card effectively.
     
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    What They Never Tell You About Depreciation
    How to Deduct Self-Employed Health Insurance Premiums
    Should I Hire a Tax Strategist?
     
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    The information contained in this podcast is intended for educational purposes only and is not individual tax advice. Please consult a qualified professional before implementing anything you learn.

    • 12 min
    What Should You Know About Tax Estimates?

    What Should You Know About Tax Estimates?

    In today's episode, we’re diving into a crucial topic that often puzzles many business owners—tax estimates. Shannon tackles a common query from a member of CFO on Demand, addressing the challenges of paying estimated taxes throughout the year. She breaks down how to handle fluctuating income and expenses, the nuances of quarterly tax payments, and the importance of tracking your actual business profit. Learn practical strategies to set aside funds, avoid penalties, and take control of your tax obligations without sacrificing cash flow. If you’ve ever felt overwhelmed by tax estimates, this episode is for you. Let's make the financial side of your business more manageable—grab your headphones, and let's get started!
     
    What you'll hear in this episode:
    06:39 Unpredictable income warrants caution in financial planning.
    10:30 Plan ahead for tax bill, take control.
    11:51 CPAs operate traditionally, but modern business owners differ.
     
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    Not Having This Can Ruin the Sale of Your Business
    Breaking Down CFO On Demand
    Stop Trying to Scale Everything
     
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    Connect with Shannon on IG: https://www.instagram.com/shannonkweinstein/
     
    The information contained in this podcast is intended for educational purposes only and is not individual tax advice. Please consult a qualified professional before implementing anything you learn.

    • 14 min
    Creative and Approachable Financing Strategies for Real Estate with Laura Navaquin

    Creative and Approachable Financing Strategies for Real Estate with Laura Navaquin

    In this episode, Shannon continues her conversation with real estate investor Laura Navaquin. Laura shares creative and approachable financing strategies for real estate investing, emphasizing the importance of utilizing other people's money, building a community for support, and taking consistent action to overcome hesitations and grow in the real estate market. Tune in to discover practical tips, valuable insights, and inspiring advice to help you navigate the world of real estate investing with confidence.
     
    Laura Navaquin transitioned from corporate America to focus on personal business endeavors in 2023 notably expanding the Inspire Her foundation and mentoring aspiring real estate investors. Through speaking engagements, Laura inspires others to pursue their dreams, emphasizing the importance of mindset in achieving success.
    Website: www.lauranavaquin.com
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lauranavaquin/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lauranavaquin
    What you'll hear in this episode:
    04:13 Leverage property, private and hard money lenders.
    07:42 Leveraging partnerships for growing real estate portfolio.
    12:38 Busy with children, get back to you.
    15:11 Encourage building a real estate portfolio sooner.
     
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    What's the Best Way to Pour Money Into Your Business?
    Introducing Money to Kids: Where Do You Start?
     
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    Watch this episode and more here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMlIuZsrllp1Uc_MlhriLvQ
    Connect with Shannon on IG: https://www.instagram.com/shannonkweinstein/
     
    The information contained in this podcast is intended for educational purposes only and is not individual tax advice. Please consult a qualified professional before implementing anything you learn.

    • 20 min
    Simplifying Real Estate Investing with Laura Navaquin

    Simplifying Real Estate Investing with Laura Navaquin

    In this episode, Shannon is joined by Laura Navaquin to dive into the accessible world of real estate investing. Laura shares her journey from corporate America to successful real estate investor and mentor, emphasizing the importance of mindset and building relationships in the industry. Highlighting the strategy of wholesaling, Laura demonstrates how networking and leveraging connections can be key to success in real estate investing. Join us as we unravel the myths around real estate investing and learn how to get started on your own path to financial growth.
     
    Laura Navaquin transitioned from corporate America to focus on personal business endeavors in 2023 notably expanding the Inspire Her foundation and mentoring aspiring real estate investors. Through speaking engagements, Laura inspires others to pursue their dreams, emphasizing the importance of mindset in achieving success.
    Website: www.lauranavaquin.com
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lauranavaquin/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lauranavaquin
    What you'll hear in this episode:
    04:18 Reevaluated priorities, transitioned to new opportunities in 2023.
    08:39 Hesitant about investment, but ultimately convinced.
    12:17 Started with personal funds, expanded real estate portfolio.
    15:55 Teaching methods for finding off-market properties.
    19:28 Sell home contract, leverage relationships, assign contract.
    21:55 Networking key in real estate investment strategy.
     
    If you like this episode, check out:
    Takeaways from Steps for Success with Junior Achievement
    What's the Best Way to Pour Money Into Your Business?
    Introducing Money to Kids: Where Do You Start?
     
    Want to learn more so you can earn more?
    Join Gusto today and get a $100 Visa Gift Card
    Visit keepwhatyouearn.com to dive deeper on our episodes
    Visit keepwhatyouearncfo.com to work with Shannon and her team
    Watch this episode and more here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMlIuZsrllp1Uc_MlhriLvQ
    Connect with Shannon on IG: https://www.instagram.com/shannonkweinstein/
     
    The information contained in this podcast is intended for educational purposes only and is not individual tax advice. Please consult a qualified professional before implementing anything you learn.

    • 25 min
    Clearing Constraints in Your Business

    Clearing Constraints in Your Business

    Today, Shannon breaks down the importance of identifying and clearing constraints in different areas of your business, such as acquisition, fulfillment, and operations. She shares practical tips on how to pinpoint constraints, address them effectively, and involve your team in the process. Listeners are encouraged to take action by identifying constraints in their own businesses and following along Shannon's journey on Instagram. Stay tuned for valuable insights on streamlining your business operations and maximizing efficiency.
     
    What you'll hear in this episode:
    04:46 Efficiency, vision, guidance, KPIs: keys to success.
    08:32 Focus on identifying and clearing business constraints.
     
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    Watch this episode and more here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMlIuZsrllp1Uc_MlhriLvQ
    Connect with Shannon on IG: https://www.instagram.com/shannonkweinstein/
     
    The information contained in this podcast is intended for educational purposes only and is not individual tax advice. Please consult a qualified professional before implementing anything you learn.

    • 11 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
177 Ratings

177 Ratings

BusinessThinker ,

Great Podcast

Really enjoy listening and learning from Shannon and her guests.

Kathleen Norton ,

AMAZING RESOURCE!

I absolutely love this podcast - it is always packed full of incredible information! Shannon is an amazing interviewer!!!

Wonder.woman87 ,

Wealth of Financial Knowledge

In a world where financial literacy is often overlooked, "Keep What You Earn" with Shannon Weinstein shines as a wealth (pun intended) of invaluable guidance. This podcast isn't just about keeping your money; it's a comprehensive guide on how to start, fund, and sustain your own business while maximizing your earnings.

Shannon Weinstein, the host, brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the table. Her insights are not only practical but also empowering, making complex financial concepts accessible to listeners of all backgrounds. What sets "Keep What You Earn" apart is its holistic approach to wealth management. It doesn't just focus on saving pennies; it teaches you how to build a robust financial foundation from the ground up.

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