Category Archives: Cash Management

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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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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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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The Importance of Managing Your Cash Conversion Cycle

This week’s post and linked full article are by William K. Thorpe, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. For many Los Angeles and Southern California business leaders, cash flow challenges continue in spite of continuing signs of an economic recovery. Improving management … Continue reading

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Wholesaler & Manufacturer Challenges: Cash, Credit & Capital (Part 1)

In the course of our work with many wholesalers and manufacturers, we hear about the different financial and operational challenges these businesses face. In this new series of articles, we take a close look at both these challenges and the … Continue reading

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The Importance of Business Budgeting

It’s critical that executives work together with other key members of the management team to create a business budget that defines the company’s basic financial structure and how cash will be managed to work within this structure. Business budgeting helps … Continue reading

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How to Boost Your Business’ Cash Flow

“Cash is king!” It’s an old business axiom that almost sounds cliché today, but you know what? It’s absolutely true. Most business executives focus heavily on sales and profits, and rightly so. But companies can usually survive periods of unprofitability, … Continue reading

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Effective Cash Management

This article is by Randy S. Miller, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. There are many reasons why a business becomes successful, but nothing can have a greater negative impact on a business than not managing cash effectively. For many businesses, the … Continue reading

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