Wednesday, April 28, 2021

3 Ways To Balance Your Work And Personal Life Without Going Crazy | Forbes

Amid our changing world, many employees are struggling to create a healthy work-life blend—especially Millennials and Gen-Z. According to a new study from MetLife, many younger employees are working longer hours, with a majority worried about their mental and financial health.

Of all generations, Millennial employees are the most stressed (40%), most tired (39%) and most burned out (36%) today. Gen-Z (42%) are the most likely to feel mentally unwell right now, followed closely by Millennials at 36%. As employers begin to bring employees back into offices and routines change yet again, employees of all generations will feel new strains in addition to their current challenges.

If you’re among those struggling with a tricky new blend of work and life, while navigating increased financial and mental health pressures, you’re not alone. But what can you do? MetLife’s Meredith Ryan-Reid, Head of Financial Wellness & Engagement, has some advice.

Sunday, April 25, 2021

5 Ways to Stay Motivated at Work | Brian Tracy

If you're like most people, there are probably days where you show up to work feeling a little unmotivated and uninspired. But if you wish to move up in your job and career you must continue to push yourself to do better work. Here are 5 tips that you can use to help you stay motivated at work.

Saturday, April 24, 2021

How to Set Up Payroll Taxes in the QuickBooks Desktop Payroll Setup Wizard

Once you’ve added your employees and payroll items, you’ll need to set up your federal and state payroll taxes. This video will show you how.

Friday, April 16, 2021

How to Track Your Personal Growth | Brian Tracy

Without a clear set of goals, achieving success can feel overwhelming. Learning to track your personal growth will not only help you from getting discouraged but also motivate you to achieve bigger things! Learn how tracking your growth can lead you on the path to success.

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

QuickBooks Desktop Payments Receive Payments Using Credit Cards or Bank Transfers

When customers are ready to pay you by credit card or ACH bank transfer, you can receive that payment inside of QuickBooks. Get paid faster with QuickBooks Payments today.

Saturday, April 10, 2021

Retirement Plans Explained: 401(k), Roth IRA, and More.

Saving for retirement is great, and there are many types of retirement accounts that can help you get there. This is a high-level guide to some of the most common retirement plans out there, including an employer-sponsored (401)K, IRA and more. 

NerdWallet editor Arielle O'Shea shares the basics of each type of retirement account so that you can make an informed decision about how (and where) you want to save for retirement.

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

How to Make Your Habits Work for You

"A habit is something that once required conscious effort but has become automatic. It turns out, a large portion of what you do each day is a habit. In fact, more than 45 percent of what you do every single day is a habit.Your brain depends on these cognitive shortcuts to conserve energy. If you have ever driven home on autopilot because you were deep in thought, you were operating out of habit.

You live almost half your life on autopilot. If you are not careful, you can become a slave to your habits, and they can become a way to live life unconsciously, rather than deliberately choosing what you want and creating a path to get there.

Habits can be super helpful. After all, if you had to think really hard about putting on shoes, eating, taking a shower, or getting dressed, you would be exhausted by 9:00 am. Your habits allow you to conserve mental energy."

Monday, April 5, 2021

How to Track Hours w/ QuickBooks Time in QuickBooks Online Payroll

Both QuickBooks Online Payroll Premium and Elite come with QuickBooks Time to track employee hours. This video will go over how to invite employees to QuickBooks Time, so you can track their time, see who’s working, and then approve timesheets when it’s time to run payroll.

Thursday, April 1, 2021

When To Get A Personal Loan (And When Not To!)

When should you use a personal loan? A personal loan — essentially money you borrow from a bank, credit union or online lender and pay back with interest over multiple years — can technically be used for almost anything, but some reasons are better than others.

Personal loans writer Annie Millerbernd dives into two valid reasons to consider a personal loan — and three to reconsider. Later in the video, she provides an important tip for shopping for one.