Category Archives: Cash Flow

The Benefits of Bank Treasury Management Tools

This week’s article is by Arthur F. Rothberg, Managing Director, CFO Edge, LLC. The many benefits of bank treasury management tools are just as compelling as the benefits of accounting and other software programs that small and mid-sized businesses use. … Continue reading

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The Importance of Managing Working Capital for Liquidity

This week’s linked article is by John W. Braine, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. Managing working capital for liquidity has been a critical success factor for companies surviving and thriving since the economic downtown. A disciplined approach – spending wisely, controlling … Continue reading

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The Importance of Checking a New Client’s Creditworthiness

This week’s linked article is by Arthur F. Rothberg, Managing Director, CFO Edge, LLC. Bringing in a new client rightly generates excitement and positive experiences all around. But too often enthusiasm not accompanied by a routine new-client credit check can … 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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The Limits of DIY: When to Use an Accounting Professional

This week’s post and linked full PDF are by Michael K. Menerey, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. As widespread and preferable as it sometimes is, a do-it-yourself approach is not always best in business – especially in business finances and accounting. When … Continue reading

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All About Budgeting: Common Challenges and Solutions

This week’s post and linked full PDF are by Mark S. Becker, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. From being the financial blueprint to providing views into capital availability and profitability, the budget is one of the most important elements for driving and … Continue reading

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Should Your Company Purchase Accounts Receivable Insurance?

This week’s post and linked full PDF are by Arthur F. Rothberg, Managing Director, CFO Edge, LLC. As an executive leading a closely-held business and continually attuned to risk management, the risk of non-payment by a large customer poses a compelling … Continue reading

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The Hidden Costs of Accounts Payable Processing

This week’s post and linked full PDF are by Arthur F. Rothberg, Managing Director, CFO Edge, LLC. The hidden costs of accounts payable processing may not occur to all Los Angeles and Southern California business leaders, but their presence erodes … Continue reading

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How to Determine if a Company is Profitable or Not

This week’s post and full article are by Mark S. Becker, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. Given a primary goal of earning a profit, it’s surprising how many Los Angeles and Southern California executives don’t know how to determine if their … Continue reading

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Why Cash Flow Management is Critical for Small Businesses

This week’s post and full article are by Mark S. Becker, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. With a strong focus by many Los Angeles and Southern California executives on growing revenue and profits, there is frequently less attention paid to why … Continue reading

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