Insights

We will help you see what is actually happening with your money so that you are empowered to make better financial decisions to grow your business.

Who is responsible for payroll?

Who is responsible for payroll?

One of the most expensive resources for any business is payroll. It’s also one of the most important. We are firm believers that people are your most valuable asset, so it’s no wonder that payroll gets costly. Especially if you are a professional services company, and...

Let’s just Write it off! 

Ahhh the joys of being a business owner. You get to set your own schedule, be in complete control of your success and of course, deduct your business expenses.   Just like all of those statements, there are some pros, cons and a lot of misconceptions that go...

How to beat tax stress

It’s March and that means two things:   Tax season is in full swing.   Chicago winter is about halfway over.   There isn‘t much a financial consultant can do when it comes to the weather, but when it comes to making your tax season...
The Benefit of a Trained Eye

The Benefit of a Trained Eye

What do you see when you look at your financials?  If you are like some business owners we know, you scroll straight to the bottom to see whether the cumulative total of the income and expense entries has a positive result, and whether you like that number. ...

When DIY is Really Unwise

When DIY is Really Unwise

Small business owners often feel like they need to do everything themselves. This is a fallacy for many, many reasons. Have you ever tried to fix every piece of machinery in your warehouse? Set up computer servers or a cloud-based company file system? Contact...

Accountability

Accountability

  One of the most important elements of business ownership is something we don’t talk about all the time.  In fact, although it’s not in Fritz Financial Solution’s service description or value proposition, accountability is an intrinsic benefit of involving a...

Financial Efficiency 101

Financial Efficiency 101

Small to midsize business owners and independent professionals: We have some great news for you.  How you’ve managed your business finances in the past does not have to be the way you do it forever.  Here are a few suggestions to get you started on your way to...

Jump Start the New Year

Jump Start the New Year

As we rapidly approach a new year, My Small Business Pro has assembled some of our best advice to make sure you are ready for the days ahead.  Our clients are spending time evaluating their needs right now – staffing, training, cost-cutting, business planning.  Here...

Payroll Tax Cut – What Does It Mean For Your Business?

Payroll Tax Cut – What Does It Mean For Your Business?

The payroll tax cut is one the latest measures taken by the government to attempt to ease the burden placed on small businesses and workers by the COVID-19 pandemic. As with the PPP and EIDL programs, we’re getting a lot of questions on how the payroll tax cut...

Cyber Security – Your Information is Safe with Us.

Cyber Security – Your Information is Safe with Us.

At My Small Business Pro we ensure secure business practices to protect the safety and security of our clients’ information and finances. This has always been a top priority for us. This is a topic I take very seriously and do not approach lightly. While it’s...

Speak My Language – Common Accounting Terms

Speak My Language – Common Accounting Terms

Starting a business isn’t easy. You start out with an entrepreneurial spirit and a great idea. Before long you suddenly have a million thoughts, concerns, and questions swirling around in your head. Small business accounting tends to take a backseat to other items....

Client Spotlight: A Little Photo Studio

Client Spotlight: A Little Photo Studio

Any small business professional could tell you it’s a tough gig in any climate. Throw the pandemic into the mix, and the job suddenly becomes that much harder. In order for companies to endure the COVID-19 challenge, they will need to be tough, smart and creative....