POM049: How Small Business Accounting Affects Financial Success with Erica Booth

In this episode, we discuss: the top financial tip for recent entrepreneurs consequences that can result from not setting up finances and accounting properly which team members you need the four different business entities and how they affect your taxes biggest tax mistake for entrepreneurs   Erica Booth Erica Booth, Author, and CEO of Erica Booth Tax & Accounting Services, LLC has more than a decade of experience specializing in…

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How a Government Shutdown Will Affect Your Money

Well, they’re speculating another government shutdown may happen. If the government can’t agree on the budget before the current budget is up then a shutdown will occur. The budget must pass by September 30th since the new fiscal year for the federal government starts October 1st. If a new budget isn’t passed and the government shuts down, then this can royally screw with your budget. It can affect your money…

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POM043: Part 1 Why I’ve Been MIA & Business Lessons

  You started a business for a reason, maybe a few reasons. One of those reasons likely has to do with financial security and financial freedom. You’re probably used to working hard in your business because you know that is instrumental in your success.  Can you imagine not being able to work on your business at all? Yeah … I went through that very recently. I learned some things that I…

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Pocket of Money Giveaway

It’s JULY and in honor of my birthday month, I’m doing a giveaway! Gifts, gifts, gifts! Ok, so what’s in the giveaway? It’s a package made of these three awesome things:   Item 1: A $25 Gift Card This is pretty self-explanatory. It is a general gift card that can be used anywhere debit and credit cards cards are accepted.   Item 2: The Financial Planning Roadmap Plan your financial…

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POM041: How to Build a Powerful Brand with Kyshira Moffett

In this episode we discuss some key tips to build a brand and the top major mistakes to avoid.  tips to build a brand when starting a business the top two biggest mistakes new entrepreneurs make with building their brand the foundation elements of building a brand the difference when you have a commerce business vs. a service business   Kyshira Moffett Kyshira S. Moffett, MBA is a digital brand strategist,…

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POM039: Starting a Business by Bootstrapping Funding

 In this episode we’re going to talk about what you need to know if you plan on bootstrapping your business aka using your own money. We’ll discuss: five items needed when bootstrapping your business 3 common other options for funding tip for spreading your startup cash as far as it can go   Resources Mentioned: Idea to Startup in 30 Days Class Within 30 days I went from “I want to…

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POM033: How to Start a Business with Kevin Matthews

In this episode, Kevin Matthews explains how to start a business and avoid some common pitfalls. He goes through the major steps and reveals where you can find your first customers. We discuss: the steps to start a business how to maintain and grow your business where to find your first customers how to manage your time with a full-time job and a business   Kevin Matthews Kevin L. Matthews…

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POM029: 11 Business Mistakes to Leave in 2017

  In this episode I’m going to cover some business mistakes that we need to not carry over to the new year. Leave these in 2017 in order to grow your business. Is it a mistake to: chase the hot new trend hire help or contractors skimp on your website not have business social media profiles and seven more.   Resources Mentioned: Disclaimer: Some of the links below are affiliate…

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POM026: Overcoming Top Personal Finance Issues with Bola Sokunbi

In this episode, Bola takes us through the top personal finance issues concerning women and how to overcome them. We also discuss creating a plan to transition to full-time entrepreneurship.   Bola Sokunbi Bola is a Certified Financial Education Instructor (CFEI), finance expert, writer, business strategist, social media influencer and founder of Clever Girl Finance, a platform that empowers and educates women to make the best financial decisions for their…

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Your Business Idea Doesn’t Need to Be The New Facebook

You don’t need to be the next Facebook, Twitter, Google or any other household name company that readily comes to mind.   I often hear people say they don’t know what to do because it seems like everything has been done. Or they came up with an idea, but someone else is already doing something similar.   Here’s the deal. If someone else is making money doing something similar, then…

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