bookkeeping

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Spending Wisely vs. Being Cheap

It is easy to decide that the only way your firm will be profitable is for you to scrimp and save every penny. However, sometimes you have to spend money (wisely) to make money.

Freshbooks: the Gold Standard for Timekeeping and Billing

Freshbooks is the gold standard for timekeeping and billing. It's easy to use, mobile-friendly, and comes with world-class customer service.

Solo Practice Year Two: Now What?

How to grow and cultivate a successful solo practice after year one.

Finances for a Solo Attorney: Tax Season

Why solo attorneys should hire outside assistance for tax preparation.

Your Practice is Doing Better Than You Think

What solo attorneys should reflect on to determine if their practice is successful.

Surviving the Holiday Slowdown

How solo attorneys can survive the holiday slow down and stay productive.

Upgrading Technology as a Solo Attorney: When, How, and What to Buy

How solo attorneys can upgrade technology---when to upgrade, how to purchase it, and what to buy.

Harvest for Invoicing and Estimates

Harvest is for estimates and invoices, and helps keep me efficient and automated.

Starting a Solo Practice: Five Things to Consider

Starting a solo practice is not easy; five things to consider before starting your own firm.

“How did you learn Quickbooks[?]”

In the comments, Drew asked how to go about learning to use QuickBooks. I learned to keep my own books with the help of a very patient accountant and copies of Bookkeeping for Dummies and Accounting for Dummies. Unless you already know what you are doing, the world of debits, credits, and double-entry accounting is […]