The Difference Between Finance and Accounting — and Why it Matters

The Difference between Finance and Accounting — and Why it Matters A number of years ago a friend, an MBA from an Ivy League business school, asked me what the difference between finance and accounting was. Up to that point I had not thought about it myself since my career had me in both worlds. We talked about it for...

5 Ways to Make Financial Reports Clearer

5 Ways to Make Financial Reports Clearer Recently I visited my college friend Alice—a friend from college, fellow small business owner… and now my optometrist.  As she was checking my eyes out, she tried different lenses in the phoropter and ask “Which looks better, this,” and after making and adjustment, “… or this?”  During this...