Quickbooks
Lauren Christoff
Lauren Christoff

Another Sign That You’ve Outgrown QuickBooks? Managing the Books and Cash Flow Isn’t As Easy As It Used to Be

A QuickBooks History Lesson It wasn’t too long ago that general ledgers and other financial data were kept by hand in notebooks or in rudimentary spreadsheets on the computer. Basic accounting software like QuickBooks soon followed (much to the pleasure of accounting departments everywhere), and it remains a great entry-level tool. But it hasn’t evolved … Read more

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Balance the Costs of ERP
Lauren Christoff
Lauren Christoff

What’s the Cost of Doing Nothing? Why You Can’t Afford to Wait on Your ERP Software Decision

If not making a decision to implement or upgrade to a modern-day, cloud ERP is the decision you choose to make, your business isn’t going to grow. Learn about the financial effects of your non-decision in the new Aberdeen Group whitepaper “The Cost of Doing Nothing: Why You Can’t Afford to Sit on an ERP … Read more

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Outgrowing Quickbooks
Lauren Christoff
Lauren Christoff

The First Telltale Signs That You’ve Outgrown QuickBooks

If you’ve built your business on QuickBooks, you know it’s a great entry-level accounting solution. As your business flourishes, however, QuickBooks may not be able to keep up. There are telltale signs that you’ve hit your limits with your current systems and when those start to occur, your future growth will be stifled until you step … Read more

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PowerPoint Tips and Tricks
Lauren Christoff
Lauren Christoff

Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint

This week we’re going to talk about Microsoft Office 365 PowerPoint, what it’s used for, and how to set up a new presentation. First things first, you may ask yourself, what will I use PowerPoint for?  PowerPoint is software used to create professional looking slideshow presentations. They can be displayed on projectors, big screen TVs, … Read more

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Save time and money
Lauren Christoff
Lauren Christoff

Save 10-25% Processing Credit Cards in Dynamics GP with iTransact

I recently had a couple of my clients complain about their merchant services for processing credit cards in Microsoft Dynamics GP, so I decided to look at alternative solutions. Since Crestwood is part of the BDO Alliance, I asked who they might recommend. iTransact merchant services was at the top of the list. After some … Read more

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Lauren Christoff
Lauren Christoff

How to Fix a Closed Year with an Incorrect Posting Type in Microsoft Dynamics GP

It happens to everyone.  You close your fiscal year in Microsoft Dynamics GP and then, when going through your year-end reporting, you discover that one or more General Ledger accounts were closed with an incorrect Posting Type*.  That means your Retained Earnings either are over or under stated. Fortunately, beginning with Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 … Read more

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Lauren Christoff
Lauren Christoff

Statement of Cash Flow Tips for Management Reporter

The Crestwood Support Team receives a lot questions about creating Statements of Cash Flow in Management Reporter (MR).  I’d like to provide to you answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about Cash Flows, and show you some tips along the way. Default Cash Flow Report I recommend starting with the Default Report … Read more

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