Tag Archives: costs

Strategic Tax Planning: Vital When Expanding or Relocating

This week’s post and linked PDF are by John W. Braine, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. When Los Angeles and Southern California executives expand or relocate their businesses, they are keenly aware of costs related to land, construction, labor, supply chains, equipment … Continue reading

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The Hidden Costs of Accounts Payable Processing

This week’s post and linked full PDF are by Arthur F. Rothberg, Managing Director, CFO Edge, LLC. The hidden costs of accounts payable processing may not occur to all Los Angeles and Southern California business leaders, but their presence erodes … Continue reading

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The Importance of Establishing an Email Retention Policy

This week’s post and full article are by William K. Thorpe, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. Along with many Los Angeles and Southern California executives seeing the large number of emails in their inboxes as a productivity challenge comes the challenge … 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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Value: How to Project & Measure ROI in an Outsourcing Engagement

Prior to entering into an outsourcing engagement, Los Angeles and Southern California executives should perform actions that will help them project return on investment (ROI) from a provider and the outsourced services. This article… Value: How to Project & Measure … 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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Is Cloud Computing Right For Your Business?

Many Los Angeles and Southern California business leaders are finding out that being “in the cloud” is not such a bad thing. Cloud computing services locate hardware, applications, storage space and networking components on remote Internet servers on the Internet … Continue reading

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Seven Ways a First Full-Time CFO Could Help Your Business

Owners of small and mid-sized businesses in Los Angeles and Southern California face many proverbial forks in the road throughout the lives of their companies. One of these is the decision about whether they should hire a full-time chief financial … Continue reading

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The Pros and Cons of Going Public

The allure of an initial public offering (or IPO) for CEOs and CFOs can be strong as going public may represent the chance to cash in on a lifetime of hard work spent building a company, or to raise a … Continue reading

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Addressing Common Objections to Engaging a CFO Services Firm (6 of 9 in the series)

Engaging a CFO services firm is a big step for any company. It requires a serious commitment of resources, from both a financial and time perspective, so it’s not a step that a CEO should take lightly. As they weigh … Continue reading

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