Captures the day-to-day activities that form the life-pulse to your business. Dependent on the transactions each month this could be as few as a couple hours of bookkeeping each quarter. This area is important as it becomes the basis for making financial decisions as you grow. If the information is well-organized, a quick view can determine how to fine-tune business activities each month to positively improve your business profits. Don't wait until year-end to find out that you could have made changes along the way.