Breaking down my expense categories

So far this week we’ve talked about our personal financial journey at home, what a budget is and why you should consider creating one for your business, and how I broke down the numbers from years past to come up with what we hope is a realistic budget for the business. Today we’ll talk about […]

How we set a business budget

As we’ve started assigning me tasks over the last few months it’s become obvious that my main task has been to take over the bookkeeping. I’ve started entering receipts, tracking expenses, and monitoring income. Curtis still has responsibilities in this area as well, but it has literally cut the time he spends on it down […]

Why on earth should you create a budget for your business?

This seems like a simple concept but let me give you a bit of a working definition of exactly WHAT a budget is. That way maybe you can understand WHY you should create a budget for your business. WHAT is a Budget? A budget is an INTENTIONAL spending plan for your business. It gives you […]

Creating an Effective Budget for Your Business

This week we’re going to be talking about creating an effective budget for your business. I know, most people hear the word budget and shudder. However a budget is a very effective tool that will allow you track your expenses, profits, taxes, and set a realistic salary for yourself. It will ensure that you actually […]

My Final Words

OK, so here goes my last and final post of this series… I think it’s important to summarize what we’ve talked about all week. When I think about the things that I could share, there are hundreds of them. What I’ve touched on this week is what I feel has been vitally important to OUR […]

Support Your Non-Entrepreneurial Spouse

I’ve talked a lot about how I support Curtis in his business ventures, but I think it’s important to talk about how he supports me and the things that I want to pursue. Please know that I’m not expert in marriage, but we’ve got 10 years of experience, one beautiful daughter and a second child […]

Be Your Spouse’s Sounding Board

Even before I became a part of the daily to do’s of Curtis’ business I was his sounding board. This falls under support, but I think it’s important enough to merit it’s own post. Whether you are business savvy or not you are your spouse’s sounding board. What exactly do I mean by that? Well, […]

Boundaries

Something that I am asked often as the wife of a “work at home” man is how it works. What people are really asking me is what the boundaries are. There seems to be this false impression out there that being self employed and working from home offers the ultimate freedom. I think a lot […]

Supporting your Entrepreneurial Spouse

This week for our blog series you guys get to listen to a new voice. I’ve been the “behind the scenes” person in Curtis’ business from the beginning and when we were talking about starting to run a series of posts on his blog every now and then he asked me if I would be […]

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