Vicki Willems, MSA
Vicki joined the Aspire CPAs team in 2013. Vicki provides tax and accounting services for small businesses, individuals, in addition to being Aspire’s controller. She earned an Associate of Science in Accounting, as well as a Bachelor of Music from Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Michigan. She recently earned a Master of Science in Accounting from IUPUI Kelley School of Business. Vicki is a Notary Public and is a member of the Indiana Academy Alumni Association Board for a private parochial high school in Cicero where she serves as Secretary.
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Most professions have their own lingo, and accounting is no different. What is different is that you have a vested interest in understanding what your accountant tells you about your financial situation. So, here’s a quick primer on common accounting terms—some business-related, some general—to keep you in the know:
There has rarely been a winter when we so badly needed to see (and feel) spring. Depending on where you live, this could mean bluer skies, warmer temperatures, time outside and…gardening! For those who live in a climate where spring doesn’t always mean it’s warm enough to garden outdoors, consider creating an indoor planting box for flowers, veggies, herbs or all of the above.
While “under a blanket on a cold winter day” isn’t the worst place to work, it’s a good idea to regularly assess your remote working environment—especially if you don’t have a full home office setup—to decide if anything needs an adjustment or upgrade. Here are four important points to consider: