Wednesday, May 31, 2017

New Article: Should Churches Continue to Reimburse Cell Phone Fees?


I just released an article for publication addressing whether churches and ministries should continue reimbursing some staff for their cell phone and internet connections. It's sure to cause a stir!

If you'd like to read a free advance copy on our website, click here!

Monday, May 22, 2017

New Article: Don’t Become a Cybercrime Victim


I just released an article for publication about how to avoid becoming a cybercrime victim-- including from threats like WannaCry (aka WannaCrypt). As usual, we've put a copy on our website; here's a clink if you'd like to read it:
http://www.mbsinc.com/dont-become-cybercrime-victim/

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Mobile Devices, Apps, & Other Exciting Technologies


I just released an article to the publisher with thoughts on how to manage all of the new options we have in technology. Want to read it? Click here to see the copy posted on our website!

Monday, March 20, 2017

New Article: What's Your Backup Plan?


Many believe the highest priority of IT (Information Technology) is disaster recovery preparedness; the ability to recover after a major data loss. Or after ransomware. We often call that a backup plan, because it all starts with good backups. So, what's your backup plan?

That's the opening of a new article I just released to the publisher. If you'd like to read a free copy on our website, click here!

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

New Article: O365’s Email Solution – Caution!

 
Microsoft’s O365 has many features that interest churches and ministries– especially because of the generous charity license Microsoft provides. Some aspects of O365 are good, but we found enough problems with their hosted email service that it’s worth posting an Enter at Your Own Risk sign.

I just released an article to the publisher; want to see a free preview? Click here!

Monday, January 16, 2017

New Article: The Facts about Fax



Do you still have a fax machine? I just released an article for publication that may help you convince others it is no longer needed. The savings my firm realized was nearly $900 annually!

To read a free preview of the article on my firm's website, click here!

Thursday, December 15, 2016

2017 Standard Mileage Rates Announced


The IRS published the 2017 standard mileage rates on 12/13/2016, and here they are:
  • $ .535 for business miles (down from $ .54 in 2016)
  • $ .17 for medical and moving expenses (down from $ .19 in 2016)
  • $ .14 for charitable mileage (this rate can only be changed by the U.S. Congress, and hasn't changed for years)