Podcast Episode 73 – Taxes, Cash Flow, and Other Blind Spots that are Killing Your Business – Courtney DeRonde

Courtney DeRonde

Episode 73 – You know, I tried to do accounting in college, and I absolutely hated it.  It’s just not fun for me.  Taxes are in that same category.  I just despise dealing with taxes. It’s frustrating and it’s complicated, and it changes all the time.  But, taxes are a certainty in life and in business, so I’ve had to figure out a way to be able to get good at it.  Still, it’s a major blind spot for me.  Business can be like that, with blind spots. Things that we’re just not good at.  Blind spots are inevitable.  Knowing that, we’ve got to figure out how to identify those blind spots and figure out ways to work through those.  Otherwise, we run the risk of having weaknesses in our business that can eventually unravel everything we’ve been working for. My guest today is Courtney DeRonde.  She’s a CPA and the founder of TPT Advisors.  I’m excited to have Courtney here to talk about taxes and other blind spots in our business and how to overcome them.  This is an important topic for any business leader.

Free Resource: The Scope of Practice Reading List

This week’s free resource is a pdf download called “The Scope of Practice Reading List”. This list is the top 35 books that I recommend for physicians who want to have a more successful career and stronger personal finances.  If you can read just one book from each of the seven recommended categories, you’ll be in the top 5% of physicians in terms of knowledge about this stuff.

Just click to download the guide for free.


Get on the waitlist for Residency-Proof Your Marriage!

I’m excited to tell you about a new online course I’m launching called “Residency-Proof Your Marriage.”  I’ve seen way too many couples get divorced or see their relationships go sour during their medical career.  Medical training is an inherently divisive time, so you have to work to combat that! 

This online video course will coach you through setting expectations, communicating effectively, getting on the same page with finances, and keeping your relationship thriving during a difficult time.  Whether you’re in medical school, residency, or out in clinical practice, Residency-Proof Your Marriage is going to help you build a thriving medical marriage.  

This is a very inexpensive investment in your marriage.  A weekend marriage retreat will cost upwards of $1000 between food, registration, lodging, and vacation time.  This course is just a fraction of that cost and you can complete it on your own time!

Registration for the beta course is closed, but get on the waitlist for the course launch this fall!


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Meet Courtney DeRonde, founder of TDT CPAs and Advisors!

Courtney DeRonde

Courtney DeRonde is a CPA and Managing Partner of TDT CPAs and Advisors,
a boutique advisory and accounting firm for small businesses and nonprofit
organizations. They help overwhelmed, successful leaders understand and maximize
financial information so they can achieve better results and move their organization
to the next level. TDT is awarded as a Forbes 2021 Best Accounting Firm.
Courtney is primarily responsible for the firm’s vision and strategic direction. Her
professional background includes almost two decades serving small businesses
and non-profits. As an owner in her firm and managing partner, she also has
firsthand experience running and scaling a small business. Courtney and her
husband Brian live in Des Moines, Iowa, along with their three children, M’lynn,
Brady and Callen, and their Whoodle, Oscar.

Download the free e-book and schedule a free discovery call by clicking here!

Connect to Courtney DeRonde and the TDT team!

Join the Business and Personal Finance for Physicians and Dentists Facebook Group!

Most physicians and dentists come out of training programs with a huge amount of personal debt and little to no idea of how to actually run a clinical practice.  This Facebook community is for anyone who wants to learn more about how to manage their business more successfully and master their personal finances.


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