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Collect Accounts Receivable

See Also: Accounts Receivable Accounts Receivable Collection Letter Financial Ratios Accounts Receivable Turnover What is Factoring Receivables? Accounts Receivable Turnover Analysis Net 30 Credit Terms Collect Accounts Receivable Every company has them…past due and slow pay accounts. Here are some ways to help keep your cash coming in the door and collect accounts receivables. Improve

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The Dreaded “F” Word

See Also: What is Factoring Receivables Accounting for Factored Receivables Journal Entries for Factored Receivables Can Factoring Be Better Than a Bank Loan? History of Factoring How Factoring Can Make or Save Money Factoring is Not for My Company The What, When, and Where About Factoring Working Capital Factoring: The Dreaded “F” Word The dreaded

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Working Capital Analysis

See Also: Balance Sheet How to Collect Accounts Receivable Factoring Working Capital from Real Estate Quick Ratio Analysis Current Ratio Analysis Financial Ratios Working Capital Analysis Definition Working capital (WC), also known as net working capital, indicates the total amount of liquid assets a company has available to run its business. In general, the more working

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Strategy for Managing Cash

Does your company have a strategy for managing cash?  Many companies have established procedures for purchasing materials, collecting customer payments, and paying vendors. But often people either do not communicate these procedures or simply don’t follow them consistently. Even when everyone is aware of and follows the established protocol, your system may be flawed. Before we show an example, you need to know how to manage cash flow.  Know How to Manage

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Daily Cash Flow Forecast

See Also: Cash Flow Statement Steps to Track Money In and Out of a Company How to Create Cash Flow Projections Thirteen Week Cash Flow Report Daily Cash Flow Forecast Use the Daily Cash  Flow Report to report on the daily cash balance and to help manage cash on a weekly basis. This tool is especially useful

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Why You Need to Have a 13-Week Cash Flow Report

Have you ever been in a cash flow crisis? You aren’t able to make payroll. You can’t pay your vendors. There is simply not enough cash. BUT sales are rocketing. So in theory, there should be enough cash… Wrong. I say this during every Office Hours I host for our SCFO Lab members… “You need to

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Alternative Forms of Financing

It happens all the time. Companies need capital, but they aren’t bankable. Banks or other financial institutions will not touch them because they are either too risky, not able to meet covenants, or it just doesn’t work out for some reason. So, where do those companies go? They need to look at alternative forms of

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Problems When Experiencing Business Growth

Growth is great for companies, right? Not always. There are so many problems when experiencing business growth that can occur if the leadership is not careful. Besides the uncertainty of how long this growth period will last and how big the company will grow, companies loose focus on some basic key factors. This can include

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Free Cash Flow Definition

See also: Discounted Cash Flow Analysis Valuation Methods Free Cash Flow Analysis Free Cash Flow Definition The business is like a human body, the body needs blood, the business needs cash. Investor look at Free Cash Flow to make their decision for investment. Interestingly, it’s not a number you can come up easily. First, let’s look

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Why Use a 13-Week Cash Flow Report as a Management Tool?

Why use a 13-Week Cash Flow Report as a management tool? Cash is king! This applies to any and all companies. No matter the size or industry, cash and cash flow are critical to any operation. Yes, some companies have access to lines of credit and other forms of financing, but that is debt that

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What is Cash Flow?

See also: Free Cash Flow Definition How Growth Affects Cash Flow Why Use a 13-Week Cash Flow Report as a Management Tool? Why You Need to Have a 13-Week Cash Flow Report What is Cash Flow? Cash flow is a term describing the money into and out of a business. This includes all transactions that

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Spot a Zombie Company

Last week, I talked with several lenders, investors, and entrepreneurs. One of the topics that kept coming up was their client’s problems wasn’t cash – even though their clients tried to convince them of it. While cash was an issue that needed to be addressed, the problem instead lies in the leadership. A few weeks

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