While my journey continues, I have been struggling to re-brand my business to reflect the new direction I’m taking as a Profit First Professional. I have been pulling my hair out for weeks, trying to come up with a name for the business, trying to get away from “The Bookkeeper”. I am so much more…

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Wow, it’s been quite the ride and I’m still on this magnificent journey! I watched my parents struggle with their business and then later watched other people struggle with their businesses. My parents opened their business in 1983, when interest rates were nearing 20%! They spent their life savings to start this business and ended…

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Don’t panic…it’s time to strategize. In these times every business is being affected. Some are being forced to close by government mandate, some are operating with a reduced workforce and a few are carrying on with a semblance of normalcy. People are feeling like they are drowning. Whatever your situation, breathe deeply and take a…

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IPBC Ignite Conference was almost 2 months ago and set off a lot of activity here. The conference itself was fantastic, despite the fact that I was sick in bed for a day! We made new connections and got to meet people face to face that we’d only ever seen on the computer screen. We’ve…

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We’re signed up, paid and ready to go! Every September, the IPBC holds an annual conference where over 300 professional bookkeepers from across Canada will join together for three days of education, networking and collaboration. Last year the conference was in Calgary, this year the conference will be in Ottawa-Gatineau Wednesday September 18th to Friday…

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Alexa, Google, Siri…and you want privacy? Recently there’s been a lot of talk in the bookkeeping world about the use of Alexa and the likes. Personally I don’t own any such device but many people do; CPAs, bookkeepers and business owners alike. Let’s not be naive and think these devices are not always listening to…

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The PF Bookkeeper is an Accredited Licensee of the Pure Bookkeeping System. The Pure Bookkeeping System has been developed, tested and improved since 2001 by a team of professional bookkeepers working in 100’s of organizations. It details industry best practice for bookkeeping, reporting and CRA remitting. The system is endorsed by the Institute of Professional…

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We’re very pleased to announce the launch of our new website! With clients across Canada, we knew it was time to upgrade our web presence and starting with an improved website has been one of the first priorities. Working with a local Orangeville web developer, our business is now better represented and we’ll also be…

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