Category: Business Finances

Managing finances can be a challenge for any small business owner. Learn more about how you can stay on top of it.


The Thoughtful Entrepreneur Podcast

The Thoughtful Entrepreneur Podcast: Financial Services for Entrepreneurs

By Michelle Cooper | December 17, 2021

I was just interviewed for The Thoughtful Entrepreneur Podcast with Josh Elledge. It was amazing to be celebrated for the impact we’re having. I would…

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Why Small Business Owners Should Pay Themselves First

By Michelle Cooper | May 11, 2021

Unless you are Ms. Oprah Winfrey herself, you need to pay yourself first. You may be familiar with her viral moments of spreading joy (as…

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Michelle Cooper on the Productive Designer podcast

7 Key Points to Analyzing the Health of your Business

By Michelle Cooper | May 1, 2021

Since the pandemic, we’ve all been paying more attention to our health. *ahem* But have you been monitoring the health of your business? Regardless of…

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Business woman crushing her financial goals with full piggy bank

How To Crush Your Financial Goals at Each Stage of Business

By Michelle Cooper | March 30, 2021

Stages of business: denial, anger, bargaining, depression, acceptance, discovering enlightened meaning. Wait, we may have mixed that up with the stages of grief—although you may…

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Woman handing a payroll check to employee

Beat These 6 Common Payroll Tax Faux Pas and Your Business Will Boom

By Michelle Cooper | March 9, 2021

It warms our cold, little Scorpio Moon hearts to see that you’re interested in payroll tax. We’re sure you have a lot of Q’s about…

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2021 Resolutions: Don’t Neglect Your Personal Finances

By Michelle Cooper | February 16, 2021

When it comes to financial management, you must learn to walk before you run. In a similar fashion, you must learn to sip before you…

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Financial reports

Know Your Numbers: 7 Must-Have Financial Reports to Grow Profits

By Michelle Cooper | November 12, 2020

There are no two ways about it financial reports are necessary to growing your business and improving profits. The idea of having to run reports…

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A couple struggles to understand their finances

The Naked Truth Behind Why You Must Separate Your Personal and Business Finances (And How to Make It Painless)

By Michelle Cooper | August 7, 2020

When it comes to personal and business finances, it’s never a good idea to mix business with pleasure. Yes, it’s time for us to have…

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hands pushing away gambling chips

9 Ways You are Gambling with Your Profits with Risky Business Practices

By Michelle Cooper | July 21, 2020

Everyone has a different level of risk aversion, but on the whole, entrepreneurs are risk-takers. I mean, who else in their right mind would gamble…

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Menacing, Cigar-smoking man holds his fingertips together

3 Underhanded Ways PayPal Business Fees are Strangling Your Profits

By Michelle Cooper | July 1, 2020

It seems like these days, there’s a new digital payment platform popping up every month — but somehow, PayPal is still a household name. Is…

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