Category Archives: Business Loans

How to Build a Strong Relationship with Your Banker

This week’s article is by Arthur F. Rothberg, Managing Director, CFO Edge, LLC. Understanding how to build a strong relationship with your banker is as critical as cultivating positive relationships with your CPA and attorney. Indeed, the phrase, “triad of … Continue reading

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How to Structure Your Business Capital

This week’s article is by Arthur F. Rothberg, Managing Director, CFO Edge, LLC. Given the different types of business capital – such as loans, equity and retained earnings – and their benefits and drawbacks, a critical factor in every company’s … Continue reading

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Why Owners Must Be Hands-On With Forecasting

This week’s downloadable PDF is by Sherry Rahbar, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. Budgeting and forecasting are most frequently associated with the profit and loss statement (P&L), but this view can overlook the importance of forecasting cash flow, as well as of … Continue reading

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How to Meet Today’s Small Business Financing Challenges

This week’s post and linked full PDF are by Michael K. Menerey, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. Although the economy is slowly improving and interest rates are low, large banks are doing less small business lending – thereby leaving many SoCal … Continue reading

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Challenges Business Owners Face in Raising Equity Funds

This week’s post and linked full PDF are by Mark S. Becker, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. Faced with needs for cash infusions to grow their businesses and having primary options of debt or equity, Los Angeles and Southern California business owners … Continue reading

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Factors to Consider Before Buying the Business Where You Work

This week’s post and full linked article are by Sherry Rahbar, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. While it could be a tremendous opportunity if you can buy the business where you are an employee, there are a number of important factors … Continue reading

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How Will an Interest Rate Hike Affect Your Company?

This week’s post and linked full article are by William K. Thorpe, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. With economic challenges in China negatively impacting world markets, there is less certainty about the timing of the Fed’s impending interest rate hike. But … Continue reading

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Choosing the Right Capital Structure for Your Business

This week’s post and full article are by Howard Goldman, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. Faced with the need to raise capital for growth, more inventory, more employees, or expansion, Los Angeles and Southern California business leaders have a number of … Continue reading

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Why Accrual Accounting Is Preferable to Cash Accounting

This week’s post and full article are by Michael K. Menerey, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. While executives at Los Angeles and Southern California businesses are aware of both cash basis accounting (“cash accounting”) and accrual basis accounting (“accrual accounting”), many … Continue reading

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SBA Loans Can Be Great Tools

This week’s post and linked full article are by Michael K. Menerey, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. Even if Los Angeles and Southern California businesses are experiencing positive financial trending, many are finding that credit is still tight. It is not … Continue reading

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