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TO: Interested Onliners FROM: Jim Bramer, Auditor-CPA
RE: J I Ms J R N L for the month of June 2009 FILE: 0206-09/jrnl
It seems that this past month that I have had access to a "Plethora" (OK, OK, OK -- why not just say "many, many, many) of Online resources unique to the management of finances at Christ-Centered Ministries. Accordingly, I have decided to use this entire JIMs JRNL edition to share them along with some of our own Online resources.
Please remember --- I can only attest to the following link contents that bear the name of Jim Bramer or Brad Pendable.
Internet Friendly weekly Contemporaneous eFINFAX accounting system via QuickBooks
Weekly Bank Reconciliation plus earning more Interest Income Issues.
Articles (Plethora) via Churchadminpro.com
Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability -- ECFA
EC-Web Online Banking
Employee Credit Cards - thoughts as to their use
IRS Audit Technique Guide
Designated Funds - How to handle
Internal Financial Controls resource
Internet use triples this past decade
Phiscal (Fiscal) Philosophy
Remote Deposit Services
Prepaid Tuition Money Market Account
Church Finances - Secure of
Church Data - some simple protection tips
THRD (Plethora of Online Dialogs or Threads) Publications List
Church Budget Priorities
Church Matters: Guide to Finances; Budgeting: Financial, Treasurer, Audit, Embezzlement
Church Finances - Budget - Administration
Loan and liabilities
Budget - Six Ways to Calculate
Audit at a Church - surviving same
Payroll Solutions via the Web
Foundation - Operational perspective re same
Frank Summerville, Attorney - (list of published articles - not Internet links)
List of "For What it is Worth" editorials by Jim Bramer
Monthly Editorial = Please Click
on this line for
some thoughts about "Kids
and their Money""
Below is one of my Ministry Finance precepts/beliefs/principles, or "rules of thumb". Please go to 0069 for complete TRUISMS list
Please go to 0082 and discover some thoughts about how long records should be retained.
Prayerful Thot: My prayer, Lord, is that the above "Plethora" of resources will not be overwhelming to those who read this. The intent is for this information to significantly contribute to their being the appropriate steward of their finances.
This "Blogger" like monthly endeavor (99) allows me to share some personal comments/thoughts as to Ministry Finance issues plus matters concerning Righteous Personal Finance for Christian people. For topic alphabetical lists in earlier JIM's JRNLs. editions, please go to 2007, 2008 and 2009.
If you would like to receive the next monthly JIM's JRNL during the first week of the subsequent month, please join the following Yahoo Group: ---- http://groups.yahoo.com/group/JIMsJRNL/. Caution --- the non www.bcidot.org web links that I reference herein do NOT necessarily imply my endorsement. Further, if any of these links do not work, let us know which one at Jim@bcidot.org . Lists of our www.bcidot.org articles (or Web Docs), can be found at 9707 9708 and 9709
Probable "Ministry Finance Lingo", or "Frequently Used Vocational Terms" used herein, appear below:
BLVR = Someone who has accepted Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior, CBA = Church Business Administrator, CBAer; CMS = Church Management Software/System; CPA = Certified Public Accountant; GAAP = Generally Accepted Accounting Principles/Practices; GPFund or GPF = General Purpose Fund; MFTeam or MFT= Ministry Finance Team; QBOE = QuickBooks Online Edition; QBooks or QB = Quickbooks; RPFin = Righteous Personal Finance , SPFunds or SPFs = Special Purpose Funds
ABOUT US | OUR PURPOSE | TABLE OF CONTENTS | SEARCH MATTERS | HOW WE HELP SPECIFICS | FUND ACCTG VIA COMPUTERS | GLOSSARY
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This document was updated last on: May 21, 2011