Monthly Archives: April 2013

Seven Ways a First Full-Time CFO Could Help Your Business

Owners of small and mid-sized businesses in Los Angeles and Southern California face many proverbial forks in the road throughout the lives of their companies. One of these is the decision about whether they should hire a full-time chief financial … Continue reading

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Five Reasons to Take a Closer Look at SBA Loans

Even with improvements in the business credit environment over the last several months, it can still be challenging for Los Angeles and Southern California businesses to secure financing needed to support growth and working capital requirements. This is especially true … Continue reading

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Wholesaler & Manufacturer Challenges: Pricing & Credit Management (Part 4)

In this final installment of the four-part series… Wholesaler & Manufacturer Challenges: Pricing & Credit Management (Part 4) …we look at challenges faced by wholesalers and manufacturers in the areas of pricing and credit management. Pricing is one of the … Continue reading

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Wholesaler & Manufacturer Challenges: Inventory Processes, Supply Chain Relationships & Distribution Networks (Part 3)

Continuing our discussion of challenges faced by wholesalers and manufacturers, this new article… Wholesaler & Manufacturer Challenges: Inventory Processes, Supply Chain Relationships & Distribution Networks (Part 3) …addresses a new set of challenges that — left unresolved — can erode margins and profits. … Continue reading

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How to Prepare a Business Loan Presentation

The immediate aftermath of the financial crisis produced a credit freeze that made it difficult for even creditworthy Los Angeles and Southern California companies to obtain business loans to support working capital needs and growth. As the economy has gradually … Continue reading

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