• I am Mike Westmore. I am the owner of Bookkeeping by Mike LLC, and I provide bookkeeping services to small businesses. My mission is “To help small business owners take control of their finances through sound analysis and adv

  • In the summer of 2016, the company I worked for faced regional layoffs and there I was, in middle management, scaling the corporate ladder canyon. This wouldn’t be the first time I’ve been laid off but my dream of reaching th

  • Quote in hand! I was ready! I was waiting for them to show up! From experience; it doesn’t matter how much you like to do things yourself – there is always something that is outside your reach. And this job was literally outs

  • Reconciliation – did you cringe? Do you shudder at the thought? Account reconciliations don’t have to be that stressful. Although admittedly, to get to that point they are not stressful does take some prep work. Just like any

  • Set it and forget it (Ron Popeil)! Do you remember those commercials, heck they may still be playing on some of the cable channels. Your supposed to set your slow cooker and forget it. At the end of the day you will have a fu

  • As business owners and managers we want to know where our money is coming from and where it is going; or better known as income and expenses. Within your software program there is more than one way to track where your income

  • So now we know… there are two kinds of financial statements…the one that everyone loves better known as the Income Statement and the one that no one ever really pays attention to better known as the Balance Sheet.  But we als

  • Is hiring a struggle for you – or should I be more specific – is hiring good employees a struggle for you? We hear it all the time that it is so difficult to find good employees. We tell our clients they should always be...

  •   You have the good, the bad and the ugly with money! When it comes to your Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivables you never want them to be anything but good! And you really never want to them to be the bad or the ug

  • We know that we have the Income Statement and the Balance Sheet. We know that we have Accounts Receivables and Accounts Payable. We know that we have Net Income and potentially Net Loss. But did you know that you have Direct

  • The forgotten statement.. yes it is true there is a forgotten financial statement… the Balance Sheet. Everyone loves their Income Statement but no one ever looks at their Balance Sheet. Is it because you don’t think the

  • Profits we all want them! We all love them! Heck that is what we all work for profits – positive profits! We did not become business owners to pay others to work for them or to go in debt – we became business owners to...

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