Summer is the perfect time for taking a break from the daily grind. Things slow down a bit and you’re able to get a little more space, breathe in some fresh air and start doing big thinking on how you can help your agency grow.

One of the best things to do over these long days is to read up on industry trends around how to record, analyze, and improve your business’s finances. Insurance agency accounting is something you have to do but may not be something you understand as well as you’d like. Take these relaxed days as an opportunity to begin learning.

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So, for your hammock time this summer here are five insurance agency accounting blogs to add to your reading list.

5 Insurance Agency Accounting Blogs to Read this Summer

  1. Accounting Coach

This blog is an encyclopedia of information for owners without a background or experience in accounting. Accounting Coach teaches the basics through an interactive, easy to follow course. There are short explanations, videos, and quizzes and games to test your knowledge as you learn. Or, if you’re just looking to get the quick facts on a topic, you can jump to a section to learn more.

  1. The CPA Desk

The CPA Desk offers insightful, easy to read posts on what you need to know about running your business. It also includes short videos to help explain or elaborate on topics. It’s a great go-to to keep you informed and updated on industry happenings.

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  1. Between Wall and Main

The title of this blog refers to hitting the spot between Wall Street and Main Street, taking the “lessons learned from Wall Street” to small business owners. Author Seth David provides innovative solutions for small businesses and has a great handle on trends in accounting practices and tech.

  1. 5 Minute Bookkeeping

5 Minuet Bookkeeping is made up of quick posts and short video tutorials on the ins and outs of managing your books. Veronica Wasek makes complex concepts seem simple, writing in a straightforward, easy to understand manner. This blog is a great place to go when you need to brush up on different accounting tasks or encounter an issue.

  1. GrowthForce

GrowthForce talks accounting to non-accountants. The blog offers tips and news on how to use accounting to help your small business succeed, in a way you can understand. An informative, easy read.

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Add the SIS Blog to Your List

We’d be remiss to not mention the SIS blog, which covers dozens of topics including agency accounting. We post weekly on what’s important to independent insurance agencies, ranging from marketing to perpetuation to technology trends and more.

See a topic we’re missing? Contact us to let us know! We’re always looking for new ways to serve the independent insurance community. Happy reading!

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Author: Sarah Deak

Sarah Deak has been contributing to the SIS team since 2013, covering topics like agency perpetuation, workflow improvements, data security, and marketing. She has a background in small business, working with organizations to improve their online presence and client engagement. Sarah also writes for the SIS newsletters and website, and counts herself lucky to hear from our many passionate, hard-working clients for our client stories. Her favorite part about working for SIS are the dedicated, service-minded people.

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