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Payment Trends Driving the Future

The global pandemic has disrupted the financial sector in more ways than one. Lockdowns and restrictions across the world have basically crippled the global economy. However, during those trying times, payments have started to evolve. Here are a few payment trends driving the future of payments. Continue reading Payment Trends Driving the Future

How Do You Use a Balanced Scorecard?

Must all segments of your business operate effectively for your business to be truly successful? Some businesses survive in spite of poor performance in some segment(s), which is actually being carried by the performance of another segment. In other words, when one segment is not productive, other segments must be even more productive to compensate for it. If this is the case, then you could use a balanced scorecard to achieve strategic alignment. Continue reading How Do You Use a Balanced Scorecard?

How to Help Employees Save Money and Strengthen Their Finances

Are you an employer with people working for you? Did you know that it’s possible to help employees save money and strengthen their finances? Of course, you’re not making financial decisions for them. Let’s see seven ways to help employees save money. Continue reading How to Help Employees Save Money and Strengthen Their Finances

Important Considerations for Novice Women Investors

As a woman, understanding how to invest is crucial for your future. Think about it – women tend to live longer than men. According to Scientific American, “Women outlive men by around five to seven years.” This means that by age 85, there are about six women to every four men. And yet, according to the Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies, over 45% of women aren’t too confident or aren’t confident at all when it comes to their retirement savings. Compare this to 35% of men who aren’t confident. It’s important to NOT be a Novice Women Investor. Continue reading Important Considerations for Novice Women Investors

What Are The Reports and Financial Statements Prepared by Accountants?

Generally, one of the most important users of financial statements in the USA is the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), followed by various state and local taxing authorities. Required income tax returns can be prepared more easily from financial reports that are classified in a comparable manner. A tax practitioner is usually retained to prepare and file these returns. The reports most commonly requested of the company are the general ledger and related financial statements. What are reports of financial statements? Continue reading What Are The Reports and Financial Statements Prepared by Accountants?

How to Develop Financial Performance Objectives

Are financial performance objectives more critical than you think? While almost every business pays attention to financial performance, studies show that small and medium sized businesses in particular frequently do not engage in thorough financial planning, including the development of financial performance objectives. Continue reading How to Develop Financial Performance Objectives