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How to Structure Your Business Capital

This week’s article is by Arthur F. Rothberg, Managing Director, CFO Edge, LLC. Given the different types of business capital – such as loans, equity and retained earnings – and their benefits and drawbacks, a critical factor in every company’s … Continue reading

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How Will an Interest Rate Hike Affect Your Company?

This week’s post and linked full article are by William K. Thorpe, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. With economic challenges in China negatively impacting world markets, there is less certainty about the timing of the Fed’s impending interest rate hike. But … Continue reading

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Choosing the Right Capital Structure for Your Business

This week’s post and full article are by Howard Goldman, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. Faced with the need to raise capital for growth, more inventory, more employees, or expansion, Los Angeles and Southern California business leaders have a number of … Continue reading

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The Importance of Budgeting-to-Plan – Instead of Planning-to-Budget

The current Congressional budget and deficit showdown is informative for business leaders in that it illustrates something important that is often overlooked: the reason why our federal government is so deep in debt in the first place. And that reason … 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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Using Debt to Replace Equity Capital in Improving Company Finances

This week’s article is by Michael K. Menerey, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. In the business world and in everyday life, the mention of debt often carries negative connotations. However, in actuality, debt is one of the best methods of managing … Continue reading

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What You Should Know About Equity Financing

In our last article, we talked about debt as one of the two main ways that businesses can receive an outside cash infusion. The other way is by selling ownership shares in the company to outside investors, which is known … Continue reading

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The Primary Types of Business Loans

In the course of normal operations, it’s not unusual for CEOs or CFOs to determine that they need a cash infusion from outside the business. This cash can be obtained in one of two ways: by borrowing the money, or … Continue reading

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Financial Ratio Analysis: Spot and Correct Financial Problems Early

“If you can measure it, you can manage it.” This is especially true when it comes to business finances. One of the best ways to measure the financial performance of your business is to calculate and monitor several key financial … Continue reading

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A C-Level Failure

In the business world, the buck stops in the C-suite. It is here that the tough decisions must be made – including decisions about when it’s time to pull the plug on a promising project; when it’s necessary to rationalize … Continue reading

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