Mac vs PC – Part 3 of 6 – Why Mac CRUSHES the Competition

by Robert Seth May 12, 2011

To read part 2 of this series, click here Let me tell you about my first couple of visits to the Apple Store while deciding to get my Mac.  I still can’t quite put my finger on what it was about the ambiance of that place.  I know ambiance might sound like a strange word […]

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Mac vs PC – Part 2 of 6 – Why Mac CRUSHES the Competition

by Robert Seth May 11, 2011

To read Part 1 of this series, click here My entry into the Mac world was a rather unexpected one.  As I said in the first post, I was really a Mac hater and needed a very good reason to even consider getting one.  The event that changed my mind was a class I took […]

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Mac vs PC – Part 1 of 6 – Why Mac CRUSHES the Competition

by Robert Seth May 10, 2011

The Apple, or Mac, vs PC controversy is one that has gone on for a long time.   It goes far beyond the technical world into emotion, loyalty, and lots of other subjective areas.  I will confess to being a Mac hater for most of my adult life.  However,  just like I suspect it is with […]

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How to Repair a CD or DVD for Under Ten Cents

by Robert Seth May 9, 2011

Has this ever happened to you? Your popcorn and liquid refreshments are ready. You’re snuggling with your favorite person. You’ve selected the perfect movie and the whirring of the player has begun. Then suddenly, you get a blue screen with something like “unable to read disc.” Or part way through your movie it looks like the picture has been chopped […]

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Accrual vs Cash…Continued

by Robert Seth May 7, 2011

This article is a continuation of “Accrual to Cash…What’s the Difference?” If you want to read it first, click here. Now that you know the difference between the accrual and cash methods, let’s talk about the reason for the use of each. The cash method is certainly the most widely used in small business.  If […]

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Accrual vs Cash…What’s the Difference?

by Robert Seth May 6, 2011

The question of accrual vs. cash refers to the type of accounting method the business uses. It determines when income and expense are recognized (recorded) for tax or accounting purposes.  There are other accounting methods, but these two are by far the most widely used.  The cash method is the simplest. It gets its name […]

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Kindle vs Nook – Do All Books Cost $9.99?

by Robert Seth May 4, 2011

Is there a difference in the cost of books between Kindle and Nook?  Do all books cost around $9.99?  In my search for the perfect e-reader, I decided to answer this question once and for all.  I started by checking a bunch of identical titles on Barnes &,, and  I then verified […]

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How to go Paperless on a Budget

by Robert Seth May 2, 2011

This is another one of those questions I get asked about a lot.  It’s usually not a direct question though.  It usually comes up when I mention to one of my clients that I need to scan this or that document to my server.  I also tell them that I prefer email to faxes because […]

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Kindle vs. Nook

by Robert Seth May 1, 2011

This Kindle vs. Nook comparison boils down to five main questions that you need to ask yourself before making a purchase. 1. How much money do you want to spend? The Amazon Kindle 3G costs – $139.00 – $379.00 The Barnes & Noble Nook Costs – $149.00 – $199.00 2. How large do you want […]

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Welcome – Complicated to Simple

by Robert Seth May 1, 2011

Hello everyone and welcome to Complicated to Simple.  If you're here and were expecting to find Robert Seth, CPA or The Eclectic Advisor, be assured that you are in the right place.  In an effort to serve you better, I have consolidated the information from those two sites into this one. Not only is it […]

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