October 15, 2018
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How to Make Medical Expenses Hurt Less – S.O.D Pt. 2

** HighPoints Blog Series ** *A Series of Deductions pt 2* We all know that there is no prescription painkiller for medical bills. The financial pain can stay with you long after the physical suffering has been relieved. In fact it can be even more stress inducing than the medical procedure you just endured! Luckily there is a natural remedy […]
October 1, 2018
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Deducing a Deduction – S.O.D. pt 1

** HighPoints Blog Series ** *A Series of Deductions pt 1*   Small Biz Deductions First off the bat, what are deductions and what do they mean for your small business? When I hear about calculating my deductions I usually picture the image above. In reality though a deduction is an expense that is made on behalf of your business […]
September 17, 2018
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How to Choose a CPA?

** HighPoints Blog Series ** CPA Choices – pt 2   A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) can provide support for entrepreneurs in many different areas. This includes business consultation, tax planning and preparation, payroll solutions and many more. With so many potential areas of expertise, how does one begin to determine the CPA that is right for them?   Don’t […]
August 14, 2018
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3 Important Factors When Choosing a CPA

** HighPoints Blog Series ** CPA Choices – pt 1 Firm values and goals are critical to the success of all businesses. Values define who you are as a company and goals define where you are going. Without these guiding principles, it is unclear what the intentions of your business are. Perhaps your business is rolling out an exciting new […]
August 10, 2018
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The $16 Billion Fraud Industry

Did you know that in 2016 scammers stole roughly $16 billion from about 15.4 million U.S. consumers? This is according to a study done by Javelin Strategy & Research on identity fraud. As technology and fraud prevention grow, so do ways to defraud. I’m going to skip the generic “Nigerian Prince” or “Deceased Wealthy Relative” scams that we’ve all received […]
August 3, 2018
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$12 Billion Worth of Check Fraud

$12 billion is a lot of money and according to the FBI that is the estimated cost of check fraud committed per year. This could be a concerning fact for any business owners or individuals who write a lot of checks. Luckily there are two systems that are beneficial to managing the checks issued and preventing fraud. These systems are […]