At Financials Made Easy, we strive to help business owners manage the financial side of their businesses in an easy and professional manner. We have spent years starting and running businesses, and we have seen what happens when finances are not neat and organized. We have also seen businesses pay too much for financial services, and businesses get sub-par services. Over the years, we have been on the wrong side of some of these service providers and dealt with the consequences ourselves.
We know what it’s like to have a bookkeeper not keep clean books. We understand the results of an accounting firm that does not help the business project potential tax liabilities, and instead simply runs the numbers and leaves the client with a shocking tax bill. We know what it’s like to overpay for payroll or the hidden fees many credit card processors add to bills.
There is nothing worse than paying too much and getting bad advice or poor service.
At Financials Made Easy we have taken great care to make sure each of our partners provides above average service at excellent rates.
By coming to Financials Made Easy, we can help you navigate these pain points. All you need to do is contact us and from there, we will work with you to assess your needs, connect you with the right partners, and stay in the loop to provide you with ongoing support.
Financials Made Easy is a DBA of Strategic Improvement Associates, Inc., a Connecticut Corporation. Financials Made Easy is owned and managed by Matt Connell, EdD, MBA.
Matthew Connell, EdD, MBA, has owned and operated various businesses over the years. Along with Financials Made Easy, Matt is a Co-founder of Yellowbrick.me, an online educational community focused on parenting. Along with his own businesses, Matt previously ran the operations for a network of healthcare facilities. He holds a Master’s degree in Special Education, a Doctorate in Educational Leadership and a MBA.
Matt received his Bachelor’s degree from Evergreen State College in Olympia, WA, focusing on Business, and Sustainable Agriculture and Energy Systems. During part of his undergraduate studies, he studied abroad at Ben Gurion University in Beer Sheba, Israel. He worked his way through undergraduate school by starting, building, and selling multiple businesses to finance his education.
Following his Bachelor’s, Matthew earned a Master’s Degree in Education with a specialization in Special Education from St. Joseph College in Connecticut. During his time in Connecticut, he worked for the Hartford Association of Retarded Citizens (HARC) as a job coach and spent time in group home settings. Matthew began teaching at Hartford Public Schools in 2003, working with the city’s “at risk” population in the largest high school in Hartford. He left the Hartford school system in 2007.
Matthew holds a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from the University of Hartford and a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Connecticut. His Doctoral studies focused on the cutting edge field of Group Emotional Intelligence and its effect on organizational teams and productivity. Matthew lives in West Hartford, CT with his wife and two children.