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Three Ridiculously Easy Ways to Increase Profitability in Your Construction Company Have you ever wanted the “easy button?” Who doesn’t?! If there was an easy button for running a construction contractor and turning a profit, we would have loved it.  We never found the easy button, but we did find…

Three Mistakes Construction Companies Make in Their Business Construction contractors are tough, resilient, and relentless at building a successful business.  They are hard-working and committed to doing the right thing and rewarding their team.  Construction companies also tend to be just a tad bit competitive, LOL, so they want to…

My favorite holiday is New Years.  I love it. I love the reflection and planning that comes with a new year.  For the most part, I’m a, “God faces your forward for a reason” type person, but at year end, I do like a bit of reflection and review so…

After this Tax Planning segment in All Access, you’ll have the timing down, a checklist of items to gather and a list of questions to ask to get the most out of your tax planning. “YEET” was heard throughout the house as it was screamed by one of our teenagers. …

Have you ever had a job that would never end? Back in our construction contractor days, we used to joke that we were the best 98% complete contractors out there.  We were great until we got to the final 2% of the job then it seems the job would drag…

Ever had that nagging voice in your head saying, “I hope we’ve billed all our jobs….I think we billed all our jobs….how do I know if we billed all our jobs”? Because we’ve been there too, this month’s mission is to seek and bill those pesky jobs that may have…

Have you ever felt completely overwhelmed by your to-do list, or the people calling you, or the growing number of emails in your inbox? Would you like to know my secret to fix it? Click here to get our Top 10 Tips for when you have too much to do…

It is time for Spring Cleaning!  Now is the time of year when we clear out old records, organize the system and start fresh.  This month’s Monthly Mission is about organizing and retaining the right records for the right amount of time in your business. After 20 years of working…

Job costing is the accounting function that tracks revenues and costs by job. Why is this important?  It allows you to analyze actual job performance compared to your estimate. This means you have actual results to better compare job revenue and cost data to help estimate future jobs more accurately….

Atlas CFO All Access is our way to help answer the questions every contractor has concerning the financial health of their business and how to manage it. How It All Began Atlas CFO All Access started way back in 2012 as a way to solve a problem involving time and…