Archive for June, 2016

Forecasting as a Planning Tool — July 2016

This post involves budgeting and forecasting. Virtually every well run business forecasts its Income Statement in one form or another and calls it a budget. However, savvy managements also forecast the Balance Sheet. This effort adds rigor to the forecasts of income and forces management to thoroughly evaluate its plans and question the underlying assumptions. […]


The Importance of Capital Structure — June 2016

This topic involves Treasury. As we have discussed in the past, Treasury efforts ensure the company has the liquidity necessary to function profitability, minimize the costs of financial transactions, and utilize the company’s cash in the most efficient manner practical. Other important Treasury functions include raising capital and the long term funding process. The CFO […]