I'm a little biased. I prefer the additional controls, options and multiple windows you get with Quickbooks on your desktop. Also, for multiple businesses, you can run all on the same purchased program (1 time fee). The On-line version has been steadily
improving (adding inventory and custom forms) and you can't beat it if you have multiple users and you want to avoid a centralized server.
I find that Math can be really useful. I mean, useful in the Real World.
-Is the cereal in the 25 oz box at price X a better deal than two 13.5 oz boxes on special?
-How much carpeting do we need to order? Did the contractor charge for the correct amount of work?
-If I want my kids to be able to go to college, how much do I need to start saving every month?
It also can...
Cash flow is ultimately what drives us in our personal lives or in business. We look at the Cash In's and the Cash Out's. If we have more cash coming in than cash going out, we call that Cash Flow Positive. If cash out is more, we call that Cash Flow Negative.
We can be negative from time to time, but not for too long or if we don't balance it out with periods of positive.
Over that past...