Get Your Childcare Rates Ready For The New Year

As we approach the year’s final months, it’s time to consider your childcare rates. The new year is a good time to make adjustments if you’re going to alter rates. And if you can let your customers know in advance of the change, it gives them time to make other arrangements or adjust their budgeting …

How to Set Your Childcare Billing Rates and Charge Customers with Confidence

You’re in the business of caring for children because it’s your passion. And for many childcare owners, that means you’d rather not talk money with parents or worry about the accounting side of things. But the reality is child care billing is one of the essential functions of any center owner. Confidence in billing and …

Boost Income by Focusing on Income-generating Tasks in Your Childcare Business

There will always be another task or improvement area for your childcare business. You can always get more training, improve curriculums or make minor tweaks to the classroom setting to create more dynamic learning environments. And while all these activities are essential and valuable, the most important aspects of your childcare business are income-generating tasks. …

Case Study: Robindell Private School implemented iCare Software’s flexible billing software to automate complicated billing

Flexible billing software makes it easier for childcare centers to provide multiple program options that are attractive to parents. But with all that flexibility comes administrative headaches and time-consuming billing if you don’t have the right tools. Robindell Private School is a center serving 1,400 students that offers flexible programs and uses rule-based, flexible billing …

How to Use Budgeting and Forecasting In Your Childcare Center

Most people don’t find budgeting and forecasting to be a fun activity, but for business owners, it’s an essential way of knowing how they measure up to their financial goals. One crucial aspect of budgeting is forecasting, which helps you see a projection of your business’s income in the future so you can make changes …

States Tap into American Rescue Plan Dollars to Support Childcare Centers

Within the American Rescue Plan there was a provision for nearly $24 billion in stabilization grants for qualified childcare providers to maintain their pre-pandemic operations. But there was also another $350 billion of flexible funds that each state could allocate to support children in their community.  Initially when these funds were announced in the spring of 2021, the childcare …

Case Study: Children’s Workshop Brings in Extra $8K

This case study will show you the impact that billing automation can have on your bottom line and on your staffing. Workshop is a childcare center located in a prominent shopping mall within a local commuter route. But because of the nature of the local work, parents needed flexible childcare Children’s schedules and requested that …

Running A Childcare Business Successfully Is Easier With A Childcare App

Childcare businesses take so much time, effort and management. And it’s tough to know how you are managing your childcare compared to competitors. At times, administrators might feel hopeless or desperate in finding better balance in their lives. Plus, you want to improve your childcare finances.  But managing a childcare center shouldn’t feel that way. …