From our June 30, 2017 Friday Lunch and Learn series. An entertaining and inspirational TED talk from psychologist Shawn Achor who argues that happiness inspires productivity. Also for good measure, a short clip from the movie Office Space depicting the antithesis of productivity, because who says accountants don't have any fun.
It’s almost exactly the mid-point of the year, which makes it prime time for a mid-year financial review. If you need some monetary motivation for evaluating your financial progress so far this year, you may want to think of mid-year planning as a series of potential money-saving opportunities, for example:
I've recently received inquiries from clients wanting to hire nannies. Hiring a nanny is not only very stressful because this person is caring for your child, but there are quite a few taxes and compliance issues you need to think about.
Small businesses suffer large losses due to employee theft because they tend to have fewer anti-fraud controls. The typical small business fraud case involves one person having complete authority over all of the finances—a practice that often leads to theft.