Author: Debi Corrie

Health Benefits – How CFO’s Can Help

Your Healthcare Benefits Review – It is that time of year again when your benefits provider will be reviewing your healthcare benefits.  For most employers this will involve some tough decisions if their healthcare premiums suffer a dramatic increase.  There are many things you will want to consider as you navigate healthcare costs for 2018.  Healthcare […]

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Key Performance and KPI’s

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are standards used to measure business performance.  As a business owner it is important to understand how you rank compared to your competitors.  Financial institutions, stakeholders, and prospective buyers use KPIs to analyze credit worthiness, business health, and business worth.  KPIs are a great way to analyze what is performing well […]

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Increasing Profitability

Do you ever feel like your company is throwing cash out the window?  We are not talking pennies, but dollars.  As business owners we are constantly focused on keeping our costs under control for salaries, advertising, marketing, and other operating expenses, but when is the last time you looked at your gross margin?   Gross margin […]

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When Should I Pay Vendors?

It is just as important to handle vendor payments properly. Did you know that paying your vendors too early can adversely affect the business cash flow? Proper management of vendor payments is a key to having better cash flow. Accounts Payable Turnover – This ratio measures how quickly you pay your bills.  The higher the number, […]

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