Tag Archives: financing

How to Meet Today’s Small Business Financing Challenges

This week’s post and linked full PDF are by Michael K. Menerey, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. Although the economy is slowly improving and interest rates are low, large banks are doing less small business lending – thereby leaving many SoCal … Continue reading

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SBA Loans Can Be Great Tools

This week’s post and linked full article are by Michael K. Menerey, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. Even if Los Angeles and Southern California businesses are experiencing positive financial trending, many are finding that credit is still tight. It is not … Continue reading

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Two Types of Alternative Financing to Help Bridge Cash Flow Gaps

With the economic recovery moving slower than we would like, many Los Angeles and Southern California business leaders are finding that it’s still difficult to obtain working capital financing for their companies. The time lag that exists – between when … Continue reading

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CFO Services: Benefits for Clients of Attorneys, Bankers & Capital Firms

It’s not uncommon for professional services and investment firms to be approached by businesses seeking financing. In our conversations with fellow professionals – at investment banks, law firms, and venture and equity firms – we frequently hear that they have … 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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How to Prepare a Business Loan Presentation

The immediate aftermath of the financial crisis produced a credit freeze that made it difficult for even creditworthy Los Angeles and Southern California companies to obtain business loans to support working capital needs and growth. As the economy has gradually … 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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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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Options for Financing Capital Expenditures

In a recent article, we discussed the importance of devising a strategic plan for how you will allocate your company’s capital expenditures (or CAPEX) budget. Such a plan should detail what physical assets should be acquired and when, how they … Continue reading

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