Tag: cashflow

How Much Does a Financial Model Cost?

I love this question. My cofounder, Lindsey, likes to ask people, “Do you value your time?” For me the answer is a hard yes. I have charged by the hour for my consulting clients for years, I know how much my time is worth.

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Cash in the Bank

How Can You Tell a Business Is Successful?
They make money. Please, please ignore the Facebooks and Twitters of the world. There are venture capital unicorns… and there are the rest of us. 99.9% of businesses have to make money to stay in business.

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Accountants, CFOs: Save Time. AND Be a Rockstar.

How much time does it take to answer a “simple” question like, “What was our revenue for X customer last month?” I once had a private equity investor grumble at me with a tone of complete and utter annoyance. He had asked one of our portfolio company’s controllers that question and received the response, “Can I get back to you on that tomorrow?”

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6 Questions to Ask Yourself When Building a Budget

I have built hundreds of budgets and projections for businesses (yes, that many!). After the first 50 or so, I found myself asking a key set of questions. Here are the top six most important things to think about when building a budget.

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