Suzanne Kearns

Suzanne Kearns

Suzanne has been a full-time freelance writer for 20 years. She’s written for numerous business and financial publications such as Entrepreneur, Reason Magazine, Home Business Magazine, and Money Crashers.

budgeting

How to Create an Annual Budget for 2015

The new year is upon us and, if you’re like most small-business owners, you’re already thinking about creating a budget for 2015. According to Michelle Edwards, CPA and CEO of Trailhead Accounting Solutions, “An annual budget helps business owners plan for the future.” Running a business isn’t easy, but your budget provides you with a […]

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financial-management

A 10-Step Checklist for Closing a Business

The new year is upon us and, if you’re like most small-business owners, you’re already thinking about creating a budget for 2015. According to Michelle Edwards, CPA and CEO of Trailhead Accounting Solutions, “An annual budget helps business owners plan for the future.” Running a business isn’t easy, but your budget provides you with a […]

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franchising

Expert Advice: Are You Ready to Franchise Your Business?

The new year is upon us and, if you’re like most small-business owners, you’re already thinking about creating a budget for 2015. According to Michelle Edwards, CPA and CEO of Trailhead Accounting Solutions, “An annual budget helps business owners plan for the future.” Running a business isn’t easy, but your budget provides you with a […]

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culture-and-workplace

5 Ways to Improve Your Company Culture

The new year is upon us and, if you’re like most small-business owners, you’re already thinking about creating a budget for 2015. According to Michelle Edwards, CPA and CEO of Trailhead Accounting Solutions, “An annual budget helps business owners plan for the future.” Running a business isn’t easy, but your budget provides you with a […]

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hr-laws-and-regulation

How to Tell If You Have Employees or Independent Contractors

The new year is upon us and, if you’re like most small-business owners, you’re already thinking about creating a budget for 2015. According to Michelle Edwards, CPA and CEO of Trailhead Accounting Solutions, “An annual budget helps business owners plan for the future.” Running a business isn’t easy, but your budget provides you with a […]

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business-development

How to Get Charitable Tax Deductions for Your Small Business

The new year is upon us and, if you’re like most small-business owners, you’re already thinking about creating a budget for 2015. According to Michelle Edwards, CPA and CEO of Trailhead Accounting Solutions, “An annual budget helps business owners plan for the future.” Running a business isn’t easy, but your budget provides you with a […]

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payroll

How to Set Up a Payroll System (Even if You Only Have One Employee)

The new year is upon us and, if you’re like most small-business owners, you’re already thinking about creating a budget for 2015. According to Michelle Edwards, CPA and CEO of Trailhead Accounting Solutions, “An annual budget helps business owners plan for the future.” Running a business isn’t easy, but your budget provides you with a […]

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getting-paid

Understanding Customer Payment Options

The new year is upon us and, if you’re like most small-business owners, you’re already thinking about creating a budget for 2015. According to Michelle Edwards, CPA and CEO of Trailhead Accounting Solutions, “An annual budget helps business owners plan for the future.” Running a business isn’t easy, but your budget provides you with a […]

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