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Does Your Business Have a Buy-Sell Agreement?

This week’s article is by Arthur F. Rothberg, Managing Director, CFO Edge, LLC. Small and mid-sized business owners without buy-sell agreements increase risks of negative outcomes for their families, partners and employees should they unexpectedly pass away or become disabled. … Continue reading

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Six Ways to Assure Value When You Outsource Services

Wanting to make sure tasks are performed in the most cost-effective and efficient manner, many Los Angeles and Southern California executives are deciding to outsource services. But there is sometimes hesitation around losing control of an engagement, seeing the scope … Continue reading

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Wholesaler & Manufacturer Challenges: Strategic Cost Containment (Part 2)

Cost containment is critical for wholesalers and manufacturers, given the tight margins that most of them work within – not to mention the fact that they often must share profits with retailers. Often, however, they don’t have access to accurate … 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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Competitive Employee Benefits Packages

In order to maintain a successful business, it is crucial to have not only an attractive product or services offering, but also be able to recruit and maintain a group of productive, qualified employees. There are many factors involved in … Continue reading

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