Green Retrofit Grants

HUD’s Office of Affordable Housing Preservation pays eligible homeowners to install and maintain alternative energy technology such as solar energy systems. The program has total funding of $250 million and is sponsored by the Housing Recovery Act. You must...

USDA REAP Grants

The Department of Agriculture provides homeowners in rural areas with grants to buy and install solar energy systems. The grants can cover up to 25 percent of a project’s total cost and are limited to $500,000 for solar energy systems. To qualify, you must own...

Best practices for Bookkeeper

• Set up a chart of accounts that best keeps track of all your bookkeeping information. • Balance and record daily sales and cash receipts daily. • Reconcile your bank account. • Watch closely your accounts receivable from customers. • Pay your bills accurately and on...