Do more with less: maintenance and defense

From Wikimedia Commons As I wrote before, to measure your productivity, divide your revenues by assets.  To improve productivity, either increase your revenues or decrease your assets. This is also true for your personal finances.  Doing more in your life with fewer assets can greatly enhance your financial and personal well-being. I found a great […]
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Social media is complicated 2

I’ve reorganized my social media plan. (The old plan is here.) For accountants and those who aspire to be accountants, I’m offering www.freakingaccountant.com and @freakingcpa (formerly the rather bland-sounding www.accountingethicist.com and @accountingethic). For those who want to learn how to keep books and records for your online business – quick, cheap, and easy, I’m offering accountinator.com […]
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The Real Estate Delusion

Building wealth requires hard work and discipline. I’ve studied approaches to creating wealth with real estate.  Sometimes these approaches are remarkably successful.  Other times, they are spectacular failures.  Whatever you do, don’t consider a real estate investment “program” to be a panacea for your financial wounds.  Instead, walk in with your eyes wide open.  Know […]
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Partnerships

Avoid disaster. (Wikimedia Commons) E-Commerce start-ups are notorious for setting up partnerships in an informal way.  This usually leads to disaster. As I wrote previously, you  and your partners may wish to set your business up as a corporation.  If you do, then “partners” are really shareholders in the corporation, holding stock certificates.  Each shareholder […]
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I love Smurfberries

There are things I like about app programming, but there are also things that really scare me about it. Like First the like: I really like that programmers can invest serious time, but very little money, to design, sell, and deliver an app.  This app can be marketed in an app store, at little or […]
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