More Common Cents from John Norris


Here is another great newsletter from John Norris that provides a different look at the weekly Wage and Salary report and how that translates out into what is really going on with our economy. January 18, 2013 Common Cents         Check out our Recipes for Main Dishes, Cookies and Desserts and Side […]

Common Cents with John Norris


Bear with me people but I am an accountant at the core of my being so I like business and financial topics.  One of the things I have been told throughout my career is that I have a knack for explaining financial and business concepts in such a way that most “non-accountants” can understand.  Good […]

Guest Post – Longing For A Perfect World


Earlier this year I posted Baseball, American Girl Doll, Gothic House and Chevrolet which included a bit about a trip the kids and I took to the American Gothic House Center.  I receive the electronic newsletter they send out and wanted to share this guest post from Brian Chambers, Media Coordinator and Holly Berg, Administrator […]

The Best of Landscape Architecture


By far the most interesting aspect of my business is getting to work with so many outstanding, talented professionals.  In this post I wanted to put a spotlight on a group whose talents I really admire.  They make the outdoors beautiful, functional and peaceful.  These are the recent award winners recognized by the American Society […]

Chef Ric on Catering for the Holidays


The holidays are here and maybe you are planning to host the annual holiday family dinner or pull together a holiday social for your business.  As a host, of course you want the event to be memorable. I take care of a variety of tasks in my consulting business – including small and large event […]

Connie the Cleaning Lady

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If you are going to get some advice the best place to turn is to an expert. If you have never called up a cleaning lady for a consultation, well no worries – we’ve done that for you.  And sadly, I have a generic picture of cleaning supplies tied to this post because I couldn’t […]

Health and Other Insurance Solution

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Stuck on COBRA?  Starting a business?  Change of life situation has you looking at insurance? As I took the initial steps to become self employed and launch my business in 2004, I knew one of the first things I needed to address was how to cover all those employer benefits I would be leaving behind.  […]