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Beginning Balance

Mar 25, 2022

At some point in their growth, most businesses will need to hire additional help. Often businesses begin by hiring contractors to offload some of the operations from the owner, which are paid as contractors and issued a 1099. As the business continues to grow and the need arises for full-time team members, those...

Mar 18, 2022

Mark points out that liabilities on the balance sheet don't necessarily reflect all the liabilties a business (or an indivudal) has. Following Rule Two (Embrace Your True Expenses), there are known long-term, non-recurring expenses that will come up in a business. Operating with no debt on the balance sheet is...

Mar 11, 2022

Mark and Jesse share their personal investment asset allocations, and discuss the role of risk, risk tolerance, and emotions in the investing life of a business owner. Jesse explains how his personal risk tolerance has changed alongside the growth of YNAB, as his net worth became more and more tied to the value of the...

Mar 4, 2022

Mark and Jesse tackle the common business saying: "if you're not growing, you're dying!" Is that really true? And what exactly does growing and dying mean exactly?


Mark Butler, Virtual CFO


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