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Protecting Your Focus At All Costs by Linda Trent

War drums beating in Iran.Impeachment (?) proceedings. Democratic primaries.Weird economic signals.There is literally SO MUCH that can rob you of your greatest asset as we move forward into 2020.And in case it wasn't obvious, I'm talking about your focus.As a local...

How Trent Accounting Plans to Make 2020 Our Best Year Ever

By the time you actually get to reading this, there is a very good chance that you're reading a voice from the last decade. 🙂 I make it a practice to prepare my posts to Parma clients and friends a few days in advance, and RIGHT NOW, it is still 2019.But 2020 is...

Linda Trent’s Annual Holiday Prayer

In this holiday season full of conflict and impeachment, I'm ever more encouraged to see outside of my own situation, and practice empathy for those around me.And as the years go along, I'm increasingly aware of how this holiday season is a time of joy for many, as...

Will Your Parma Company Be Giving Year-End Bonuses?

The plot to one of the most iconic Christmas movies of all time, Christmas Vacation, centers on one holiday hope: the year-end bonus.Clark Griswold, as "the last true family man", decides he will use his promised year-end bonus to install a pool in his family's...

Raise Prices For Your Parma Business

Let me start out by once again reminding you that we are nearing year-end (as if you really needed my reminder).And Parma business owners are extremely well-positioned to make a dent through proper tax planning more than any other population.We're right here, should...

Happy Thanksgiving 2019 from Trent Accounting to you and yours

Right in the middle of the bloody depths of civil war, President Lincoln proclaimed the last Thursday of November as a national day of Thanksgiving which should take place every year.His entire Thanksgiving proclamation (written by his Secretary of State, William...

Evaluating Your Parma Company’s Marketing ROI

I put a lot of effort into going beyond being a simple tax/accounting advisor for my Parma clients, and I'm grateful to those who send back comments, who forward these on to their associates and, of course, for the many referrals that my clients and contacts have been...

The “Profit First” Framework for Parma Businesses

You might have heard the term "profit first accounting" buzzing around Parma business circles as of late.The philosophy was made popular by Mike Michalowicz and his book, Profit First. His theories have blossomed into reality for many business owners.Today, I thought...

Building Your Career: For Parma Workers

Sometimes that thing that "everyone" is saying (especially online) just turns out to be ... not true.Facebook, Twitter and even Instagram are chock full of theories, analysis, pitches and argumentation, and so much of it is simply noise.And you know what social media...