Monthly Archives: January 2013

How Do You Measure a CFO’s Success?

Measurable and specific goals and objectives must exist to assess the success of an individual in any job, and the chief financial officer position is no different. Conducting a periodic review means looking at both quantitative and qualitative measuring criteria. … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Offering Employees a Retirement Plan

Many executives at small businesses say they would like to offer retirement plans, but they have reservations based on complexity, costs and red tape they anticipate. But several changes in retirement plans now allow almost any business to offer an … Continue reading

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The Lowdown on The Fiscal Cliff Legislation

With passage of the American Taxpayer Relief Act on New Year’s Day, business leaders are coming away with a combination of good news and bad news for themselves and for their companies. This article… The Lowdown on The Fiscal Cliff … Continue reading

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Begin Preparing Now For the Affordable Care Act

Now that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has survived a Supreme Court challenge and the Presidential election, it is ensured to remain in place for the foreseeable future. The uncertainty surrounding the law led some businesses to delay … Continue reading

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Is the Customer Always Right?

This post is by Randy S. Miller, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. Businesses often live by the mantra, “The customer is always right.”  But is this true? For business-to-business relationships, smart managers understand that, sometimes, the customer is not right for … Continue reading

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The Business Case for Strengthening Employee Retention

With the California and national unemployment rates at historically high levels, some companies have adopted the attitude that it’s a “buyer’s market” when it comes to human resources and talent. Therefore, the thinking goes, they don’t have to worry as … Continue reading

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