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Protect Yourself From Employee Embezzlement

Author Monica Muir, of  Muir & Associates is an NALP consultant member.  How safe is your business from fraud? While many worry about someone hacking into their systems, you’re more likely to experience embezzlement by a trusted employee.  About 28% of small businesses have this unfortunate experience, including a few of my clients over the years. […]

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    Now is the Time to Evaluate Your Accounting Software

    Author Monica Muir, of  Muir & Associates is an NALP consultant member.  During your off season (if you have one!), is the time to review, what’s worked and what hasn’t. One area in particular to review is finances – your numbers and accounting software.  Your accounting software contains data that guides so many of your […]

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      Optimize Your Revenue Mix for More Profitability in 2017

      Author Monica Muir, of  Muir & Associates is an NALP consultant member.  Many small business owners focus on generating more revenue every year, and that’s a great objective.  But not all income is created equally.  If you have more than one type of division/service and/or service/product, then it’s worthwhile taking a closer look at the […]

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        Year–End Review Tips for Landscape and Lawn Care Companies

        NALP consultant member, Monica Muir of Muir & Associates, LLC, provides some good guidance about how to conduct a year-end review. While the year’s not over yet, you probably have a somewhat good idea of your year-end numbers.  As you look back over your year, take the time to list what worked – and what […]

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          10 Steps to Better Cash Flow

          Most businesses monitor cash pretty closely but everyone seems to have their own system. NALP Consultant member, Monica Muir, discussed this and more in her NALP webinar QuickBooks Tools and Strategies for Better Cash Flow.  The webinar is now available in the archives. Here are Monica’s 10 ways to help you monitor and/or improve cash flow. 1.Monitor […]

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