More recent stories from Cara McDonald
Travel & Expense Trends
Health Goes Beyond the Patient: the Well-Being of Life Science Organizations
The life science industry is dynamic and fast-paced. The pressure to stay in compliance, ensuring you are following the current accounting and financial regulations, and retain top-talent can easily impact the health of any business. Maintaining...

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Business Travel
Looking to Save Money on Business Travel? Start with Your Travel Policy
With business travel on the rise, companies are looking for ways to keep costs low. But when it comes to decreasing employee expenses, low-cost airfare and rideshare programs are only one part of the story. Putting a solid travel policy in place...

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Small Business
Create a More Efficient Finance Team in Three Steps
A business’ success depends not only on its leaders, but also how well the internal teams work together. The finance team, in particular, has the important task of ensuring budgets align with strategic goals, while keeping an eye on the bottom...

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Travel & Expense Trends
Take Charge of Employee Spend With an Effective Expense Policy
Are employee expenses causing confusion (and chaos) in your small business? Is your finance team or bookkeeper spending way too much time reviewing and reconciling expense reports? If you answered yes to either of these questions, then it is more...

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Business Travel
Save on Business Travel Using These Three Tips
Are you noticing more of your employees traveling for business? You’re not alone. The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) reported 514 million business trips were taken in 2016. Why? Companies are finding that business travel is good...

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Travel & Expense Trends
Three Tips for Combatting Expense Report Fraud
Discovering fraud within your own company can be pretty heartbreaking. It’s that sinking feeling in your stomach when you realize the employee (or employees) you trust are essentially stealing from you. With more employees traveling for business,...

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Travel & Expense Trends
Use a Corporate Credit Card Program to Fight Fraud
Most small business owners feel like they know their employees fairly well. Being involved in day-to-day operations means working closely with most of your staff, building both a rapport and trust. So when you first learn of fraud happening within...

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Small Business
Keep Your Small Business Competitive with the Right Financial Solutions
It’s not easy running a small business in today’s ever-changing marketplace. As more and more manual financial tasks go the way of automation, the availability of cloud-based expense management solutions is becoming overwhelming. It’s hard to know...

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Small Business
Manual Expense Processes Could be Causing More Damage than You Realize
In the ever-changing marketplace, small businesses are facing the challenge of not only surviving, but thriving. When it comes to remaining competitive, every penny counts, and having a firm grasp of your finances is the first place to start. If...

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