Category Archives: Cost Analysis

BAT & Tax Reform: How You Can Prepare

This week’s article is by Mark S. Becker, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. Among tax reform ideas floated by the new administration and Republicans in Congress is a border adjustment tax – or BAT – that would incent American companies to … Continue reading

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When Should You Outsource vs. Do Work In-House?

This week’s post and linked full PDF are by Sherry Rahbar, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. Given outsourcing’s potential benefits and “gig economy” trending, executives are more frequently looking at when they should outsource vs. do work in-house. The use of … Continue reading

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Should You Consider Zero-Based Budgeting in 2016?

This week’s post and linked full PDF are by John W. Braine, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. Needing to review cost management structures due to pressures to reduce costs and increase profitability, executives leading Los Angeles and Southern California companies are taking … Continue reading

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Lean: It Isn’t Just for Manufacturing

This week’s post and linked full article are by Howard Goldman, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. While most executives in Los Angeles and Southern California are familiar with lean manufacturing, many who own and manage non-manufacturing companies aren’t as familiar with … Continue reading

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How to Apply the 80/20 Rule to Your Business

This week’s post and linked full article are by William K. Thorpe, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. Applying the 80/20 rule to profitability and customer segments, conventional wisdom has it that 80 percent of an organization’s profits are derived from 20 percent … Continue reading

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