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Should You Use CapEx or OpEx for IT Investments?

This week’s post and full article are by Sherry Rahbar, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. Whether Los Angeles and Southern California executives should use CapEx or OpEx for IT investments is dependent on weighing the pros and cons of both. While … Continue reading

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Prevent & Detect Fraud Before It’s Too Late

This post and linked full article are by Howard Goldman, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. While many Los Angeles and Southern California executives believe that embezzlement and fraud would never happen in their companies, both can occur in any business. Employees … Continue reading

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Should You Revisit Your Forecast as the End of the Quarter Approaches?

This week’s post and accompanying full article are by Randy Miller, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. Approaching the end of Q1, many Los Angeles and Southern California executives may discover first-quarter results are either significantly less or more than what they … Continue reading

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Six Ways to Ensure a Good Fit With an Outsourced CFO

When considering engaging a provider of outsourced CFO services, it is reasonable to expect ROI to include positive outcomes in areas like productivity, profitability, costs and controls. Realizing significant performance improvements in these areas is inextricably tied to a good … Continue reading

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Managing Fraud, Interest Rate & Investment Risks

While the risks involved in running a business can’t be completely eliminated, there are steps business leaders can take to minimize and manage risks associated with fraud, interest rates and investments. For each of these three areas, this article… Managing … Continue reading

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Acquisition Strategies: Integrating the Finance & Accounting Operations

Upon completing a merger or acquisition, capitalizing on financial and accounting department synergies becomes both a goal and a benefit. It has been noted that the total cost of the finance function can be reduced by up to 40 percent … Continue reading

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How to Encourage Your Clients to Move Forward With an Engagement

You have probably seen it before: A client has pressing financial and operational challenges and knows they could benefit tremendously by bringing in an outsourced CFO services provider to help deal with them. But when it’s time to make the … Continue reading

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How to Help Your Startup Clients Meet Five Pressing Challenges

If you have clients that approach you for help when starting new business ventures, then you’ve seen first-hand the daunting array of business and financial challenges they face. Of course, it’s in your best interests to help your startup clients … 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: Pricing & Credit Management (Part 4)

In this final installment of the four-part series… Wholesaler & Manufacturer Challenges: Pricing & Credit Management (Part 4) …we look at challenges faced by wholesalers and manufacturers in the areas of pricing and credit management. Pricing is one of the … Continue reading

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