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Top Five Personal Finance Books

Our Top Five Personal Finance Books

It’s our belief that not enough financial literacy is taught in schools. However, that doesn’t mean we can’t inform ourselves (and our families). In keeping with National Financial Literacy Month, we’ve put together a list of our top five personal finance books. Happy reading!   The Wealthy Barber, Updated 3rd Edition – David Chilton This […]

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Brock Health now offers Wellness Plans

More and more employers are including wellness plans as part of their offering to recruit top talent. The Sanofi Canada Healthcare Survey 2020 found that 35% of surveyed employers offer a wellness plan for health-related taxable items, up from just 14% in 2017. To provide our clients with the latest services in the industry, Brock […]

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The Psychology of Feedback

Giving regular feedback to your employees is important. Even if you don’t consciously think about it most of the year, if you have an annual performance review you give in-depth feedback at least once a year. Your business may already have a method in place for conducting performance reviews or you may have an informal […]

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3 things we’ve learned about marketing

Brock Health started over 10 years ago with zero customers and one employee. Since then it has grown a lot and so has our experience in marketing. Today we’ll share with you some of our common-sense marketing tips. Marketing is all about trial and error Because we have no formal training in marketing, we’ve learned […]

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How much is your business is worth?

Have you ever wondered what your business is worth? Perhaps you have heard some rules of thumb like a business is worth three times gross profit or two times sales. These methods are very circumstantial and can vary across industries and regions. However, whereas valuing a business is never an exact science, there are some […]

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How to choose an accountant

Brock Health Administration has many clients that operate various types of consulting businesses. Health Spending Accounts (HSAs) are an important service especially for those in the ‘gig economy’ and so are accountants. We thought it would be helpful to provide some guidance about accountants to people who may just be launching their consulting business. Firstly, […]

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Our recipes for healthy office snacks

As part of nutrition month we’ve been thinking about our healthy eating habits at the office. The latest studies have shown that there is a trend away from the three traditional meals of the day towards more smaller meals or snacks. Following this trend it becomes more and more important to make sure those snacks […]

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