Its hard to answer your question because you ask for "good" and "easy". If by good, you mean comprehensive and flexible, I would suggest Quickbooks in the sub-$500 price range. A lot of people HATE and I mean HATE Quickbooks, but I don't know of anything else that can do what it does for the price. However, Quickbooks is not easy and it is not very flexible. The SAAS packages I know of are not very comprehensive, as most do not do payroll AR, AP, budgeting, employee time tracking etc. Excel is easy, but you have to know what you are doing, which might help your business in the end anyway. Buy a recommended book on Amazon and spend a couple of weekends getting your hands dirty with the concepts of accounting and I think you will benefit greatly. It will be easier now for you than it was in college because there is a direct and immediate benefit to you learning it and it relates to something you (hopefully) feel passionate about.