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The Lowdown on The Fiscal Cliff Legislation

With passage of the American Taxpayer Relief Act on New Year’s Day, business leaders are coming away with a combination of good news and bad news for themselves and for their companies. This article… The Lowdown on The Fiscal Cliff … Continue reading

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Begin Preparing Now For the Affordable Care Act

Now that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has survived a Supreme Court challenge and the Presidential election, it is ensured to remain in place for the foreseeable future. The uncertainty surrounding the law led some businesses to delay … Continue reading

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The Business Case for Strengthening Employee Retention

With the California and national unemployment rates at historically high levels, some companies have adopted the attitude that it’s a “buyer’s market” when it comes to human resources and talent. Therefore, the thinking goes, they don’t have to worry as … Continue reading

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Managing and Financing Business Growth

While reviving a stagnant or declining business is certainly challenging, growing a business to the next level brings many challenges of its own, especially with regards to financing Growth requires funding for staff, inventory, sales and marketing. CEOs and CFOs … Continue reading

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The Importance of Strategic Planning

While most CEOs and CFOs recognize the value of business planning and creating a formal business plan document, not as many give as much thought to strategic planning. Strategic planning focuses on the big-picture: the strategies used to reach goals … Continue reading

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Succession Planning: Is an ESOP the Right Tool for Your Business?

One of the first steps in succession planning is identifying your primary succession goals. This will help you determine whether you should focus on selling your business to an inside (employees and/or family members) buyer or an outside (a competing … Continue reading

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The Importance of Business Succession Planning

Succession planning is one of those things that business owners sometimes put on their back burner, but never get around to really focusing on until succession is literally staring them in the face. However, failing to plan early and adequately … 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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Should You Consider Growth Through Acquisition?

There are two primary ways that CEOs and CFOs can grow their businesses. One is by increasing sales, a strategy that is often referred to as internal or “organic” growth. The other is by buying or acquiring another business. One … 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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