September 19, 2018

This financial news is brought to you by the Alfred Johnson blog. It might be time for you to start thinking about next year’s budget.  If so, then you should consider signing up for the ECFA 10 Essentials of Church Budgeting session. ECFA continues to provide excellent and timely webinars.  And while you are considering…

August 22, 2018

This financial news is brought to you by the Alfred Johnson blog. A number of years ago I was contacted by a pastor wanting to know how he could log in to their accounting application.  I told him that his church accountant could give him access.  His answer?  “She will not let me look at…

August 1, 2018

This financial news is brought to you by the Alfred Johnson blog. Introduction: The basis for determining the best practice for using Shelby Financials General Ledger may depend on the size of your staff and the complexity of your reporting needs.  However, there are three primary rules you should consider.  1) Establish company settings to…

July 11, 2018

This financial news is brought to you by the Alfred Johnson blog. History:  More than 20 years ago, I was managing a retail pharmacy which started accepting credit cards.  We had a bookkeeper that worked a couple days a week and was paid by the hour.  I discovered that she was spending a lot of…