Overtime Pay Eligibility Expanded – What Businesses Need to Know

President Obama, declaring that “Americans have spent too long working more and getting less in return,” ordered the Labor Department to revise federal rules on overtime pay for salaried workers that log more than 40 hours a week. The long-­‐awaited rule change will extend overtime pay to an estimated 4.2M workers.

Under current federal …

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Spare the Rod, Spoil the Employee

A baking company offers employees English lessons and sees an increase in efficiency. An apparel company gives hourly workers incentive — the more clothes they produce, the more they get paid. Guess what, productivity picked up. Offering employees a little something extra, particularly workers further down on the ladder, can go a long …

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Simple Savings Strategies For Being $1,000 Richer By Next Year!

Wow! It’s already May and if you’re like many Americans your savings account balance is still stuck where it was at the beginning of the year. Or maybe you just paid taxes and your savings account has taken a hit.

So what to do? You can’t make up for lost savings opportunities…or can you? …

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8 Work-From-Home Rules

The topic of tips and tricks to work virtually as well as the challenges that can create is a popular one around here. Many of our employees work more than your average 40 hour week and maintain regular office hours from the comfort of their homes on the weekends. Some mACCOUNTING staff have …

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Client Success Story – Keller and Keller


Since 1936 the attorneys at Keller & Keller have specialized in the practice area of personal injury, and today, personal injury cases are the AV-rated law firm’s sole focus. With offices in Indiana, Michigan and New Mexico, Keller & Keller is known for being the most innovative and experienced firm of its kind, …

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Bookkeeping 101 Key Terms


Bookkeeping is the function of recording and reporting of your business income and expenses. But do you understand the key terms associated with this role?

mACCOUNTING has compiled a quick list of key …

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Avoiding Cash Crunches


Without predictable cash flow, you run the risk of stalling the growth of your business and damaging your credit. Here are some ideas that will help you manage your receivables and expenses so you don’t get caught in a cash flow crunch.

Improve your chances of receiving timely payments from customers by utilizing the …

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7 Traits of Highly Effective Leaders


John Gerzema has written a book, The Athena Doctrine, and one issue of Inc. magazine features an in-depth article about this advertising icon’s views on leadership. Gerzema is Young & Rubicam’s chief insights …

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Creating Advisory Board

An advisory board can alleviate pressure from CEOs, management teams or founders. They can provide valuable insight and advice to grow your company or deal with challenges that develop along the way. A board can also hold a CEO accountable for decisions, a valuable check to have in place.

And the great part, you …

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Do You Have A Business Exit Strategy?

For many business owners, a clear exit strategy is an integral part of the overall business plan, while for others; the thought of transferring ownership is only a far-off notion. Regardless of when it happens, ownership transition is a natural part of the business life cycle and should be planned for accordingly. Preparing …

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