Finances for Small Business Start-ups

FinancesSmallBizwith Fran McCully 

On this episode with guest Fran McCully of Your Administrative Solutions, we discuss:

  • Why using bookkeeping software is important from the start
  • QuickBooks vs. Quicken
  • Personal Funds vs. Business funds
  • Electronic Banks vs. non electronic
  • Business Structures


Fran McCully has over 30 years of combined experience as an administrative and executive assistant, in finance and    budgeting, and in general business. This includes experience gained as a long-term 20 year employee at Washington State University, in Pullman, Washington.

In 2004, she decided to consolidate her work skills and life experiences and launch Your Administrative Solutions, a virtual bookkeeping company.

Your Administrative Solutions specializes in bookkeeping / accounting, database and business-plan development, and human resource services. Fran partners with small business, micro companies, solo-preneurs, and individuals.

She holds a degree in Business Administration from the University of Idaho and is a graduate of the Virtual Assistant Training Program (VATP), a comprehensive program learning how to produce virtual work for clients using the latest technology.

Her personal affiliations include International Virtual Assistant Association (IVAA), SCORE counselor for the Small Business Development Center on the Palouse in Idaho.

Currently Fran is the Vice President of the local Palouse Networking Alliance group located in Moscow, Idaho. She is also a founding member of the Inland Virtual Assistants Alliance.

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