Keep it in the Family


Keep Your Profits “All in the Family”

Make Your Bookkeeping and Accounting Business a Family Affair

I started in the warehouse and drove the delivery truck. I learned to work at the feet of my father. It wasn’t always easy, but he taught me to value customers and take pride in my work.As my father and I swept the warehouse floor together I learned how important it is to do the job right, even if it was just sweeping the floor. And by washing the delivery truck every week, I learned to take pride in my appearance and how I presented myself. My father made sure I learned these important lessons when I was young.Dad always said, “Son, there are givers and there are takers. Make sure you don’t become a taker.” I learned some important lessons sweeping that warehouse floor. Not the least of which was the requirement to “give” your best everyday. He was a tough task-master sometimes, but it was a valuable education that I couldn’t have found anyplace else.I don’t work with him anymore, but the lessons I learned from him are with me everyday.

Universal Accounting Started as a Family Business

Alf Bostrom started Universal Accounting over 25 years ago as a means to help small businesses. He was widely known for helping ailing businesses get back on their feet financially by implementing sound accounting principles. His son, Allen Bostrom, President of Universal Accounting credits his father Alf, with teaching him the basics of sound financial management as a young man. He says, “I watched him, learned from him, and enjoyed how much business owners respected his advice. His example acted as a spring board for me as I have been able to learn from him and experience even more.”

Teach Your Children The Important Life Lessons as They Work With You

Whether or not your children stay in the accounting field, they will learn skills that will help them throughout their life. Understanding the accounting process is a valuable skill that anyone in business should know, but most people never learn.Allen’s early exposure to bookkeeping consisted of inputting accounts receivables and payables into the ledgers for his Dad. This experience with bookkeeping didn’t involve a computer, and allowed him to learn the nuts-and-bolts of the accounting process. This provided a valuable education that most teenagers never get.

Hands-On Learning is Hands-Down the Best

The way Allen’s Dad taught him is the way we’ll teach you. The Professional Bookkeeper Program is unique in its hands-on teaching method. You’ll actually complete the full set of books for several different small businesses. You’ll do the books for a bakery, a motorcycle shop, a frame shop and a convenience store, just to name a few.With the confidence you’ll gain from this unique method of hands-on learning, you’ll be able to approach any small business and be comfortable with your ability to provide a valuable service. And you’ll be able to earn a very profitable income too. I’ve not found another course that uses this method of instruction like Universal’s Professional Bookkeeper Program.We’ve been teaching small business bookkeeping and accounting since 1979, that’s over 25 years. There’s not a more complete course on the nuts-and-bolts of small business bookkeeping anywhere. No wonder we’re called the small business accounting experts.

A Great Deal On the Most Complete Training Available Anywhere!

Having a solid understanding of Accounting and Bookkeeping methods and procedures is a great first step. You will learn to do books for small to mid-sized companies and how to analyze the books to prepare reports. You will learn to interpret reports so that you can advise your clients how to reduce costs. You’ll show them how to better understand their financial standing and profitability. Your clients will look to you as an invaluable source of information about the financial health of their organization. You’ll likely save them more than they pay you, so selling your services to them is easy.

The first step to one of the most rewarding and satisfying businesses available is only a few mouse clicks away. There has never been a better time to start your own professional accounting and tax business than right now.

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