The “Profit First” Framework for Chicago Businesses

You might have heard the term "profit first accounting" buzzing around Chicago business circles as of late.The philosophy was made popular by Mike Michalowicz and his book, Profit First. His theories have blossomed into reality for many business owners.Today, I...

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Building Your Career: For Chicago Workers

Sometimes that thing that "everyone" is saying (especially online) just turns out to be ... not true.Facebook, Twitter and even Instagram are chock full of theories, analysis, pitches and argumentation, and so much of it is simply noise.And you know what social media...

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IRS Scammers Are Targeting Vulnerable Chicago Taxpayers

You probably already know this.If you've ever faced the pain of climbing out of the hole of an IRS debt, then you also realize that you get on all of the databases for debt consolidation and an abundance of over-aggressive marketing companies who want to take...

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Four Non-Bank Options for Small Business Financing

When many people start a business, they do so using their own resources and funds. And there can be great wisdom to this ... retaining control, a more lucrative exit, etc.But it also puts your own personal resources on the line, and there are greater risks, as well as...

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The Role Of The Chicago Business Owner

We just finished all of the extended returns for our business owner clients, and today I'm feeling particularly grateful.Because over the past few weeks and months, I've been reminded of how important our work is. Not because "taxes and accounting" are inherently...

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