Monthly Archives: May 2011

401k Changes that Affect SMBs

There’s a pending rule change in the law that governs 401(k)s. Unlike many of the previous changes, this change will also apply to small and medium-sized businesses that offer 401(k)s to their employees. (Many of the previous laws only applied … Continue reading

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Budgets or Rolling Forecasts?

I’m not saying that I wholly agree with the comments expressed in the article, “Let It Roll: Why more companies are abandoning budgets in favor of rolling forecasts” by Russ Banham (from CFO.com). As with your business plan, as a … Continue reading

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Narrated presentation: How to Build Business Credit

Check out, How and Why to Build Business Credit, a narrated powerpoint presentation I did. It’s posted on Authorstream. It’s more in depth than my articles on the same subject. Check it out when you get a chance. I believe … Continue reading

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Family and Friends Funding

Here’s a great excerpt from an article about obtaining funding from family and friends. This excerpt stresses the need to keep it professional. Everyone – you, your family member(s) or your friend(s) will all feel much more comfortable if you … Continue reading

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Investors Focus on Management Teams

I read this on Inc.com’s website. I thought it was interesting. Ashton Kutcher says he invests in management teams. Go figure! That’s what I repeatedly tell people investors seek. I devote a page to that in many of my presentations. … Continue reading

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Ready to Sell? Consider This

Here is an excerpt from an article on Entrepreneur.com entitled: Tips to Consider When You’re Ready to Sell: HARO founder Peter Shankman shares insight from the sale of his business, by Eileen P. Gunn. “What advice do you have for … Continue reading

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Good News for Syndicated Revolving Credit Lines

Here’s an excerpt from an article I read on CFO Magazine’s website, CFO.com, “Revolvers Return, with Some Twists: Good news for credit-seekers as banks relax, a little” by Vincent Ryan. Click on the title to read the article in its … Continue reading

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