Thank you!

Thank you so much to our thoughtful, caring clients. Thinking of us this holiday season means the world to us!  Read more

Happy Holidays from the Accountants on Main team!

Our team wishes you and your family all the very best this holiday season!   Please note that our office will be closed for the holidays from the end of day on Friday, December 23, 2022, and will re-open at 9:00 AM on Monday, January 2, 2023.  Read more

Lest We Forget

This November, Accountants on Main remembers and honors every individual whom has served our country. Lest we forget.  Read more

Weekly Digest – 27 October 2022

Welcome back to our Weekly Digest. Read on for the latest updates and some ideas to help us all move forward. Sixth consecutive interest rate expected this week The Bank of Canada is expected to raise interest rates once more, making this one of the fastest monetary policy tightening streaks in its history. Experts hope it’s the end of the cycle, but with recession fears still looming, some are unsure.…  Read more

Weekly Digest – 20 October 2022

Welcome back to our Weekly Digest. Read on for the latest updates and some ideas to help us all move forward. Most of us expect prices to stay high and inflation to continue New surveys from the Bank of Canada reveal that most consumers and businesses think Canada will enter a recession. Not all economists are convinced… yet. Loblaw’s freezes prices, but some suspicious of motivation On Monday, Loblaw’s announced…  Read more

Weekly Digest – 12 October 2022

Welcome back to our Weekly Digest. Read on for the latest updates and some ideas to help us all move forward. Cost of a Thanksgiving meal up 12% this year Thanks to inflation, turkey dinner over the weekend was more expensive. The estimated average cost to cook a traditional holiday meal now comes in at a total of $203.95 for a family of four, with some leftovers Pandemic changes beneficial…  Read more

Happy Thanksgiving!

We wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving! We’re so thankful for all of our clients! Thank you for being a part of our journey this year.  Read more

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Each year, September 30 marks the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. We take this day to remember and honour the children who never returned home and Survivors of residential schools, as well as their families and communities.  Read more

Here we grow again!

Here we grow again! We are looking to hire an office administrator to join the AoM team. Please email your resume to anita@accountantsonmain.ca.  Read more

Weekly Digest – 7 September 2022

Welcome back to our Weekly Digest. Read on for the latest updates and some ideas to help us all move forward. Bank of Canada expected to raise rates again this week The central bank is widely expected to deliver yet another big interest rate hike this week, lifting its policy rate into restrictive territory for the first time in two decades. Money markets are predicting a hike of 75 basis…  Read more

Managing Field Workers in Your Construction Business

It’s one thing to manage workers when they’re all in the same place at the same time. However, when you run a construction business with field workers, things can get a lot more challenging. Not only are you typically not on the same job site as them, you might also have workers scattered over a variety of sites and projects. Managing them doesn’t just mean scheduling them and making sure…  Read more

Weekly Digest – 23 August 2022

Welcome back to our Weekly Digest. Read on for the latest updates and some ideas to help us all move forward. Ageing gracefully in public the centre of debate Celebrated CTV correspondent Lisa LaFlamme was let go from her position as anchor last week. The confusing ousting has turned a spotlight on what women who age on television endure in the industry. Liquor rationing in effect at public stores in…  Read more

Signs You’re Undercharging for Your Work

When it comes to the overall success of your business, one of the most important decisions you’ll face is how to price for the work you do. Charge too much and you could scare away potential customers. Charge too little and you could run yourself out of business. Figuring out how much to charge is stressful, but it’s worth it. If your business doesn’t bring in enough money to pay…  Read more

Tips for Buying Your First Investment Property

There are many people who believe that when it comes to investing, nothing beats real estate. This may be true, but you still have to be smart when making your real estate investment decisions. Although investment properties can be a savvy financial move, there is plenty that can go wrong if you don’t fully understand the market, the types of investment properties, and your current financial situation. 1. Know your…  Read more

How to rebuild trust after a bad online review

Online reviews are an important marketing tool for many small businesses. They give potential customers and clients a chance to see how effective your goods or services are, how responsive you are to your clients, and what other people’s experiences of your business have been. The vast majority of people check online reviews before making a purchasing decision. When reviews are great, that’s a fantastic thing. It’s when you get…  Read more

Succession Planning: A will for your business

The unfortunate reality is most business owners don’t take proper holidays. Usually this is because their business relies on them and they don’t have the support to keep the business running without them. As a business owner, have you ever considered what would happen to the business if you had to take a six months break because of a serious illness or injury? Would the business survive? How would the…  Read more

5 Financial Tips for Your 30s

Your 30s are an exciting time. You’re typically making more money than you were in your 20s and you’re looking to the future to determine the type of life you want to live. Your 30s are also a great time to take control of your finances, so you have more security and flexibility in the coming years. Here are 5 financial tips to follow in your 30s, to help you…  Read more

4 Ways to Make the Most of Business Down Time

Every business experiences slow periods when the market for their goods or services lessens and sales drop. Business owners might be tempted to view down times as unproductive or wasted, but there are ways you can make the most of your business during these seasons. Here are four ways to ensure this time isn’t wasted. Take a good look at your business When things are busy it gets easy to…  Read more

Happy Canada Day!

Our team is wishing you and your family a Happy Canada Day! Enjoy a barbecue or see a parade! Canada Day is a holiday for everyone — have a happy one!  Read more

Ways to Make a Difference While Making Money

Gone are the days when an entrepreneur was expected to be entirely focused on making a profit. Obviously, earning money is important to being sustainable and therefore staying in business, but it’s possible to both earn a profit and make a positive difference in the world around you, too. There are great reasons for doing so. Making a positive difference contributes to the greater good. It can also boost employee…  Read more

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