Dustin Wheeler

Dustin Wheeler
Dustin is a technology-driven CPA in Orem, Utah.

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One Idea for Learning QuickBooks Better

Sometimes, business owners, accountants, and bookkeepers have asked me the simple question, “How can I learn QuickBooks better?”  A satisfactory answer to their simple question can be complicated, however.  My response is that it depends on how the person best learns.  I suggest that attending training seminars might work best for some.  For others, reading the manual could be helpful.  The follow-up question I am asked is usually, “well, how did you learn it?”

My interaction with QuickBooks early in my …

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Using Excel Macros to Manipulate QuickBooks Reports

Since I began working in accounting, I have observed some fellow accountants exporting data from accounting software programs to Excel and then performing repetitive tasks of reformatting the spreadsheet (moving data to other cells, entering calculated fields, changing fonts, resizing columns, etc).  This has provided me with the opportunity to use and share a valuable skill I learned in one of my classes in college so that these tasks can be completed automatically with the push of a button.

One of …

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RSS has Changed How I Use the Internet

Over the past few months, I’ve been much more efficient in reading news, blogs, and other websites that interest me.  I now read twice the content in half the time!  In this blog post, I’m going to give my secret away.

You might have noticed a little orange button on some websites like the one on the right.  I had seen them for a long time, and always wondered what they were.  It is a logo for RSS (“Really …

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