Why Merchant Processors Hold Payments, and What to Do About It

Many businesses use merchant processors to process credit card payments. When you process a payment, you will most likely need it to operate your business. However, its possible for merchant processors to place holds on your money and not provide it to you in a timely manner. In this episode, Bernard Roesch explains why merchant…..Read More

Different Types of Merchant Account Pricing Models

To process credit card payments, you must have a merchant processing account. When you shop around to get setup with a merchant processing account, it can be quite confusing to compare companies. There are many different pricing models and different companies present the pricing in different ways. In today’s episode, Bernard Roesch will explain how…..Read More

How to Secure Credit Card Data as a Business

We’ve talked in other episodes about choosing the right merchant credit card processor for your business. Once you have merchant processing in place, it’s important to have best practice security protocols to keep the credit card information secure. Not only is this a best practice for the benefit of your customers but it will also…..Read More

Choosing a Merchant Credit Card Processor for Your Business

As a business you need to be able to process payments. Many of your customers and clients may want to pay via credit card. To process credit card payments you need a merchant credit card processing account. There are many factors to consider when choosing a merchant processor. In this episode, Bernard Roesch explains which…..Read More

How to Bill and Get Paid Recurring Payments in QuickBooks

Many businesses use QuickBooks to invoice clients and then receive payment at a later time. If you need to do automatic recurring payments where you charge clients on their credit card for a set amount every single month, this can also be done within QuickBooks. In today’s episode, Bernard Roesch explains how to configure automatic…..Read More

How to Log Expenses to a Previous Time Period

It’s important to keep your QuickBooks data accurate so that you can use it to run your business effectively. There are certain situations where you pay an expense but may want to log that expense to a previous time period. In today’s episode, Bernard Roesch explains situations of when you may need to do this,…..Read More

Key Metrics to Include in an Accounting Dashboard

Financial data is important for many business decisions. However, often data is stored in different places, which makes it easy to analyze different data points for complex decisions. Using an accounting dashboard is a great way to combine metrics and see the relationship between those metrics, even though they may be stored in different places.…..Read More

Pros and Cons of Using Third Party Online QuickBooks Payment Providers

Business accounting is a process. As with any process, it’s important to streamline things so that you are confident the process is running efficiently. Using third-party payment providers with QuickBooks Online is a great way to streamline your accounting process. In today’s episode, Bernard Roesch shares the pros and cons of using a third-party payment…..Read More

Is It The Right Time To Hire a Bookkeeper?

Running a business that’s growing requires you to delegate certain parts of the business. Running your bookkeeping is something that most business owners hold on to far too long. In today’s episode, Bernard Roesch talks about how to know when the right time is to hire a bookkeeper. For more information, visit www.MissionBusinessPodcast.com. If you have…..Read More

Simple Accounting Routine for Professional Services Business

Having a process to run your business matters.  Without a clear process, you won’t be able to deliver a high quality service.  The accounting and financial side of your business is the same. In today’s episode, Bernard Roesch will share a simple accounting routine that your Professional Services business can follow. For more information, visit www.MissionBusinessPodcast.com. If…..Read More