Heartfelt Budgeting for a Family

I spent the weekend reviewing and revising our family’s budget.  It was a much-needed exercise in consciousness.  I noticed how quickly our family’s expenses had crept up on us, namely due to the busy-ness of our lives.  People often...

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How I Sleep at Night and My Plan B

What keeps you from sleep at night? Things that keep me up at night include wondering if I am a good mother/wife/daughter/sister/friend, my insurmountable to-do list, ISIS, client and employee concerns, bad choices I have made in the past,...

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What are You Doing with your Gas Money?

I started thinking recently about how lovely it has been to enjoy the lower price at the pump over these past few months as fuel prices are currently hovering around the same we enjoyed in 2005 and earlier. It...

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Top 8 Ways to Determine Independent Contractor or Employee Status

Top 8 Ways to Determine Independent Contractor or Employee Status Small businesses looking for fast growth have often chosen to hire independent contractors over employees for many compelling reasons. There’s not as much paperwork. If things don’t work out, not...

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Do I need a Bookkeeper or a Business Consultant?

The buzz in the accounting industry right now is all about having the right suite of technology to optimize your business properly. We certainly are trying to answer that question everyday at Norita Co. What is the best, most...

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Evaluating Options for Improving Technology

In our time-starved rush/rush environment today, all of us, business owners, executives and individuals and families alike are trying to get more done in less time. Many of us realize the key to running a decidedly busy life is...

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