Tag Archives: cash flow

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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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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Four Steps for Improving Your A/R Collections Efforts

This week’s post and linked full article are by William K. Thorpe, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. With the progressing economic recovery, some executives leading Los Angeles and Southern California businesses are seeing sales and revenue improvements, but it’s important to … 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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Seven Ways to Maximize Value – and Price – When Selling Your Business

When they look at selling their businesses, most Los Angeles and Southern California business owners typically want to sell for the highest price possible. As buyers seek to increase the return on their investment, they look for companies with built-in … Continue reading

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What To Do When Your Clients Are Navigating Rough Waters

While recent data indicates that the economy is growing, albeit very slowly, many Los Angeles and Southern California businesses are still navigating rough waters. This is especially true for businesses that suffered disproportionately to other businesses during the downturn, or … 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: 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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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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Mergers & Acquisitions: Due Diligence & Your Advisory Team

In our last article, we looked at the potential benefits of growing your company through a merger with or acquisition of another business. A merger or acquisition may enable you to achieve rapid growth very quickly when compared with organic … Continue reading

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