Articles by author: Christina Suter

Curb Your Business Expenses

Curb Your Business Expenses
By Christina Suter on Jan 18, 2020 at 07:00 AM in Business Issues

Business expenses are broken down into two categories-- fixed and variable. Fixed expenses are the core expenses that don’t fluctuate. Fixed expenses have a monthly payment commitment, a contract, or an agreement, and require a specific payment amount. Variable expenses are those business expenses that vary, or change, and aren’t essential to keeping your business running. The management of both expenses and the way to curb your business expenses boils down to tracking.

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Radio: Curb Your Business Expenses

Radio: Curb Your Business Expenses
By Christina Suter on Jan 16, 2020 at 05:00 AM in Business Issues

As a business owner, you must be willing to track your business, how many customers do you have, how much do you spend on advertising, how many people are visiting your website? Answering these questions will help you to evaluate what to cut.

Tune in today, Thursday, January 16, 2020, to listen to the Ask Christina First Radio show on https://amazingwomenofpower.com/radio/christina-suter/ at 8 am and 2 pm PST to learn how to curb your business expenses.

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Your Budget In Detail

Your Budget In Detail
By Christina Suter on Jan 11, 2020 at 06:00 AM in Business Issues

Your budget is core to your personal and professional life. Does your business earn enough to pay you a salary? Is your personal account funding your business? Personal and business budgets are convoluted, in fact the governemnt encourages us to convolute them. You may put your cell phone and car in your personal budget to minimize taxes but that doesn't give you an accurate budget to pull from nor clearly understand what expense belongs where.

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Radio: Your Budget In Detail

Radio: Your Budget In Detail
By Christina Suter on Jan 09, 2020 at 05:45 AM in Business Issues

If you're like most small business owners there are lots of small, moving parts that include 15-20 expenses you need to keep track of in your business. Most of us don't have a natural knack for numbers, budgets, and keeping accurate accounting spreadsheets. Small business owners get into business because they love the people they serve and/or the product or service they offer, not because they love business.

Tune in today, Thursday, January 9, 2020, to listen to the Ask Christina First Radio show on https://amazingwomenofpower.com/radio/christina-suter/ at 8 am and 2 pm PST to learn how to gain mastery of your budget.

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Working Capital in Your Business Pt. 2

Working Capital in Your Business Pt. 2
By Christina Suter on Dec 21, 2019 at 08:00 AM in Business Issues

If your income stopped coming in tomorrow would you be able to survive for a month? Would your bills go unpaid? 

Take your expenses that are due in the first 10 days of the month and make sure you have that amount in your account at all times. If your business tanks for two weeks or there's a natural disaster, how nice would it be to already have the bills due on the 1st-10th already taken care of?

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Working Capital & Your Business Pt. 1

Working Capital & Your Business Pt. 1
By Christina Suter on Dec 14, 2019 at 09:37 AM in Business Issues

Your bottom line is the one thing that can make or break your business. If you run your business at a negative bottom line, eventually you will have to close it. If you're a self-funding small business owner you have to find someone to help fund your business. We all know new startups generally run negative or close in the first three years. If you don't take the necessary steps to ensure you are protecting your bottom line and that your business is running at a profit, you will close the business. 

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Radio: Working Capital & Your Business Pt. 1

Radio: Working Capital & Your Business Pt. 1
By Christina Suter on Dec 12, 2019 at 05:00 AM in Business Issues

Your bottom line is the one thing that can make or break your business. If you run your business at a negative bottom line, eventually you will have to close it. If you're a self-funding small business owner you have to find someone to help fund your business.

Tune in today, Thursday, December 12, 2019, at 8 am and 2pm PST to listen to the Ask Christina First Radio Show on amazingwomenofpower.com/radio/podcasts.

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Be An Expert In Your Field & Stop Hiding

Be An Expert In Your Field & Stop Hiding
By Christina Suter on Dec 07, 2019 at 07:00 AM in Business Issues

As a conscious-minded or good-hearted business owner, you might hold the belief that you shouldn't promote yourself or be active in sales. You may believe that you should be humble, kind, thoughtful to people and instead give them the opportunity to speak first. During a personal growth workshop, I learned a concept called enrollment and I want to share that concept with you in this blog post.

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Radio: Be An Expert In Your Field & Stop Hiding

Radio: Be An Expert In Your Field & Stop Hiding
By Christina Suter on Dec 05, 2019 at 04:00 PM in Business Issues

Are you engaged and passionate about the work you're involved in? Say you have an everyday job, a plumber or electrician, jobs that are vital. Can you see how valuable your job is to people? You keep people safe, happy, with running water and electricity. That's just one example of why you must step up and be an expert in your field. Come out of hiding.

Tune in tomorrow, Thursday, December 5, 2019, at 8am and 2pm PST on www.awoptalk247.com to listen to the Ask Christina First Radio Show.

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An Interview with Kevin Oliver

An Interview with Kevin Oliver
By Christina Suter on Nov 30, 2019 at 07:02 AM in Real Estate Issues

Kevin Oliver a real estate broker and investor in Bakersfield, California, who has been investing for 15+ years. He got his start in real estate in the wholesale field and spent his first 5 years acquiring and marketing properties to investors in California. While wholesaling properties he spent a portion of his career recruiting and training new investors in wholesaling and rehabbing businesses. He is the Owner of REI Group LLC and represents many local buyers and sellers finding or selling their new homes for their families. He also works feverishly renovating single and multi-family homes, mainly in his hometown of Bakersfield, CA. 

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