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Should I be doing my own bookkeeping and accounting? Is QuickBooks the best software for me to use in my business, or is there another accounting software I should be using? What’s the best way for me to process my payroll? How can I track my money and cash flow? How do I prepare for my business taxes? What do my financial statements really mean? How can I add bookkeeping as an additional service as a Virtual Assistant? And most importantly, how do I manage my small business finances?

Welcome to Mastering Your Small Business Finances where we get straight to the point and answer all these questions and more. Each episode is designed for you to take IMMEDIATE ACTION in your business so that you, as a busy entrepreneur, can gain the CONFIDENCE and CLARITY you need to make a successful impact on your business and GROW YOUR BOTTOM LINE.

Each week, host Chris Panek breaks down topics like finances, entrepreneurship, money management, leadership, bookkeeping, tax deductions, growth, marketing, mindset and motivation into simple JARGON-FREE episodes. One of her strengths is helping small business owners navigate and really understand these complicated topics for over 25 years.

Whether you are just starting your business or have an established business, you are in the right place. If you are a bookkeeper or virtual assistant who wants to learn more about business finances to grow your bookkeeping business, you too will benefit from this podcast.

Ready to Master Your Small Business Finances? Listen in ~ your time will be well spent here!

This podcast is sponsored by Financial Adventure. Visit www.FinancialAdventure.com for additional information and free resources.

Mastering Your Small Business Finances ~ Money Management, Bookkeeping, Entrepreneurship, Payroll, Accounting, Cash Flow, Sol Chris Panek

    • Entrepreneurship
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Should I be doing my own bookkeeping and accounting? Is QuickBooks the best software for me to use in my business, or is there another accounting software I should be using? What’s the best way for me to process my payroll? How can I track my money and cash flow? How do I prepare for my business taxes? What do my financial statements really mean? How can I add bookkeeping as an additional service as a Virtual Assistant? And most importantly, how do I manage my small business finances?

Welcome to Mastering Your Small Business Finances where we get straight to the point and answer all these questions and more. Each episode is designed for you to take IMMEDIATE ACTION in your business so that you, as a busy entrepreneur, can gain the CONFIDENCE and CLARITY you need to make a successful impact on your business and GROW YOUR BOTTOM LINE.

Each week, host Chris Panek breaks down topics like finances, entrepreneurship, money management, leadership, bookkeeping, tax deductions, growth, marketing, mindset and motivation into simple JARGON-FREE episodes. One of her strengths is helping small business owners navigate and really understand these complicated topics for over 25 years.

Whether you are just starting your business or have an established business, you are in the right place. If you are a bookkeeper or virtual assistant who wants to learn more about business finances to grow your bookkeeping business, you too will benefit from this podcast.

Ready to Master Your Small Business Finances? Listen in ~ your time will be well spent here!

This podcast is sponsored by Financial Adventure. Visit www.FinancialAdventure.com for additional information and free resources.

    10: It Is Time To Close Out Your End Of The Year Bookkeeping – Steps To Do It Correctly If You Are A Bookkeeper, Virtual Assistant, VA or Small Business Owner

    10: It Is Time To Close Out Your End Of The Year Bookkeeping – Steps To Do It Correctly If You Are A Bookkeeper, Virtual Assistant, VA or Small Business Owner

    Are you a bookkeeper, virtual assistant, VA or small business owner who needs to close out the end of the year for your bookkeeping?  Have you felt intimidated hearing about others closing the books and you wondered if you were missing out on something?  Today we are going to walk you through a normal year end close of the books.  If you are using a computerized software like QuickBooks it is easier than ever if you follow this step-by-step process.  Are you stressing a little since you’ve never closed the books before?  Not to worry…we’re here to help.  Listen in and get all the details…

    If you have questions about closing the books for your business, or if you’re a virtual assistant and you would like to learn more about how you could add an additional income stream to your business by offering bookkeeping as an additional service to small business owners, please feel free to contact me to set up a strategy session.  You can email me at Info@FinancialAdventure.com and I will personally respond to any email messages you send.




    Grab Your FREE guide:  5 Essential Strategies For Stress-Free Bookkeeping:

    www.FinancialAdventure.com/5Essentials


    Join Our Facebook Community:  www.facebook.com/groups/WomenBusinessOwnersUltimateDIYBookkeepingBoutique


    Show Notes:  www.FinancialAdventure.com


    This podcast is sponsored by Financial Adventure, LLC ~ visit www.FinancialAdventure.com for additional information and free resources

    • 16 min
    9: Choosing A Word Of The Year For Your Business Can Improve The Success Of Your Small Business This Year.

    9: Choosing A Word Of The Year For Your Business Can Improve The Success Of Your Small Business This Year.

    Happy New Year!  In today’s episode, we talk about the importance of choosing a word of the year for your small business.  Unlike setting a New Year’s resolution, this word will help you focus on exactly where you want your business to go.  You should apply your word to EVERYTHING you do in your business.  Apply it to your sales, your purchases, your marketing, your employees, your new business ideas…the list could go on and on.  We are going over the 4 steps for you to successfully choose the word that will bring your small business the most success.  I have a free gift to help you get started that is geared specifically toward small businesses, so listen in and let’s get started choosing your small business word of the year.




    Get your New Year’s gift here:

    www.FinancialAdventure.com/Word


    Limited time enrollment is now open for our Bookkeeping Basics course:

    www.FinancialAdventure.com/BookkeepingBasics


    Join our upcoming MASTERCLASS ~ 7 Mistakes To Avoid In Your Small Business

    www.FinancialAdventure.com/Mistakes


    Grab Your FREE guide:  5 Essential Strategies For Stress-Free Bookkeeping:

    www.FinancialAdventure.com/5Essentials


    Join Our Facebook Community:  www.facebook.com/groups/WomenBusinessOwnersUltimateDIYBookkeepingBoutique


    Show Notes:  www.FinancialAdventure.com

    • 16 min
    8: How The New Stimulus Package And Additional PPP Loan Guidance Will Impact Your Small Business – Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (CAA)

    8: How The New Stimulus Package And Additional PPP Loan Guidance Will Impact Your Small Business – Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (CAA)

    Today we are going over how the new stimulus package, PPP loan guidance and the government appropriation provisions will impact your small business.  There is a lot going on in this bill – it’s actually over 5000 pages, but I am breaking it down into bite sized pieces so you know exactly what you need to do in your small business.  There’s even some good news about the business meals deduction you are NOT going to want to miss.  Start your 2021 year off right, and listen in to find out more about how this new bill will impact you and your small business.

    • 14 min
    7: Happy Holidays From Mastering Your Small Business Finances

    7: Happy Holidays From Mastering Your Small Business Finances

    In today’s episode, we are wishing you a happy holiday season!  We know how hard you as a business owner, entrepreneur or solopreneur work on your business and you deserve a break!  We wanted to give you a shout out and send a warm holiday wish to you and your business.  Listen in for our holiday wish to you…




    Join our upcoming MASTERCLASS ~ 7 Mistakes To Avoid In Your Small Business

    www.FinancialAdventure.com/Mistakes


    Is Doing Your Own Bookkeeping Right For You?

    Check Out Our Mini Course:

    www.FinancialAdventure.com/MiniCourse


    Grab Your FREE guide:  5 Essential Strategies For Stress-Free Bookkeeping:

    www.FinancialAdventure.com/5Essentials


    Join Our Facebook Community:  www.facebook.com/groups/WomenBusinessOwnersUltimateDIYBookkeepingBoutique


    Show Notes:  www.FinancialAdventure.com


    This podcast is sponsored by Financial Adventure, LLC ~ visit www.FinancialAdventure.com for additional information and free resources

    • 5 min
    6: What Do I Need To Know About The New 1099-NEC As A Small Business Owner?

    6: What Do I Need To Know About The New 1099-NEC As A Small Business Owner?

    In today’s episode, we are diving into the new 1099-NEC form.  We will look into what the form is about, who you need to issue the form to, as well as thresholds, exceptions and due dates.  We’ll also cover what is still needed on the 1099-MISC form and which part the 1099-NEC form is replacing.  We know this form is new for year end 2020 and we want to make sure you have the information you need to file the 1099-NEC form correctly.  Listen in and find out if you need to file the 1099-NEC form for your small business.




    Link to IRS website for 1099-NEC:

    www.irs.gov/forms-pubs/about-form-1099-nec


    Join our upcoming MASTERCLASS ~ 7 Mistakes To Avoid In Your Small Business

    www.FinancialAdventure.com/Mistakes


    Is Doing Your Own Bookkeeping Right For You?

    Check Out Our Mini Course:

    www.FinancialAdventure.com/MiniCourse


    Grab Your FREE guide:  5 Essential Strategies For Stress-Free Bookkeeping:

    www.FinancialAdventure.com/5Essentials


    Join Our Facebook Community:  www.facebook.com/groups/WomenBusinessOwnersUltimateDIYBookkeepingBoutique


    Show Notes:  www.FinancialAdventure.com


    This podcast is sponsored by Financial Adventure, LLC ~ visit www.FinancialAdventure.com for additional information and free resources

    • 11 min
    5: Do I Have The TIME Needed To Do My Own Bookkeeping?

    5: Do I Have The TIME Needed To Do My Own Bookkeeping?

    Welcome to the fourth and final episode of our four-part series where we are diving into all the questions asked when you are deciding if you should do your own bookkeeping.  In this episode, we take a deep dive to find out if you have the TIME needed to do your own bookkeeping.  We’ll find out if you even have an interest in doing your own bookkeeping and if you are you willing to make it a priority.  You’ll learn how to figure out approximately how long it will take you to do your own bookkeeping and the best strategies for getting your bookkeeping done on a consistent basis.  By the end of this episode, you will know if you actually have the TIME necessary to do your own bookkeeping.




    Is Doing Your Own Bookkeeping Right For You?

    Check Out Our Mini Course:

    www.FinancialAdventure.com/MiniCourse


    Grab Your FREE guide:  5 Essential Strategies For Stress-Free Bookkeeping:

    www.FinancialAdventure.com/5Essentials


    Join Our Facebook Community:  www.facebook.com/groups/WomenBusinessOwnersUltimateDIYBookkeepingBoutique


    Show Notes:  www.FinancialAdventure.com


    This podcast is sponsored by Financial Adventure, LLC ~ visit www.FinancialAdventure.com for additional information and free resources

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