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Beginning Balance

Nov 26, 2021

Business owners have a variety of reasons for starting and then continuing to operate their business. For many, it's to make money, or to make more money. Or, perhaps it's the security that comes with being your own boss. The desires that drive business owners can change and evolve, too. Some people endeavor to solve...

Nov 19, 2021

There's something about business spending that seems special, more important or impactful than personal spending or at least worthy of some exemption from normal budgeting practices. Maybe it's the large amount of money that typically flows through a business (large compared to the business owner's personal salary...

Nov 12, 2021

Mark and Jesse answer a listener question: how do you pull the trigger on a big ticket purchase? When you've budgeted for a large purchase, and accumulated the cash, it's hard to see that cash flow out of your bank account. Mark and Jesse discuss the psychology behind large cash purchases, and how to manage your...

Nov 5, 2021

Mark Butler and Jesse Mecham discuss how much business owners should share about the company's financial position, and more importantly, why context for the information is vital to fostering trust and goodwill with employees.