Articles Posted in the " Finance " Category

  • 10 Cognitive Biases that Can Trip Up Finance

    Because CFOs are not actually superhuman, but just people like everyone else, they too are subject to a lengthy list of cognitive biases that influence our decisions and actions. In the corporate finance context, these biases, if unchecked, can have devastating consequences for company performance. Finance executives steered by […] Click here to view full […]

  • The 10 Bookkeeping Basics You Can’t Ignore

    Millions of small business owners and startup entrepreneurs are masters at creating great products and services, building awesome teams and winning over customers. Many of them, however, would probably flunk basic bookkeeping. Here are basics of the 10 most common types of bookkeeping accounts for a small business that […] Click here to view full […]

  • Once More Unto the Fiduciary Breach

    If you haven’t been paying close attention to the administration of your company’s 401(k) plan , the case of Tussey v. ABB Inc. should make you sit up and take notice. First, some background. Tussey was one of several class-action lawsuits filed against big companies in 2006 […] Click here to view full article Join […]

  • Non-bank loans: Quick, easy…and addictive?

    During the recent recession, many traditional financing options for small businesses dried up. Even when the economy started to rebound, banks increased loans to large businesses while scaling back financing for smaller firms. Today, the odds of a small business actually receiving a […] Click here to view full article Join the conversation...LinkedinFacebookPinterestRedditStumbleUponTwitterTumblremail

  • Banks won’t lend? Use these guys instead

    CAN Capital’s merchant cash advance program gives business owners access to future revenue that is paid back in small daily remittance fees. There’s no fixed payment plan, rather the amount owed each day is based […] Click here to view full article Join the conversation...LinkedinFacebookPinterestRedditStumbleUponTwitterTumblremail

  • Gartner: Now is a good time to buy IT

    Pricing pressure means buyers are now getting a better deal from IT suppliers, according to analyst company Gartner. The analyst firm’s latest forecast of IT spending has found that suppliers are coming under pressure from increased competition and lower-cost cloud-based alternatives to traditional enterprise software . Traditional enterprise software […] Click here to view full […]

  • How to Break Your Phone Contract Without Paying Dearly

    This is America, land of the two-year mobile contract, and home of the carrier-subsidized smartphone. Sure, this arrangement saves you a few hundred bucks on those new iPhones or Galaxies, but it also locks you into what can often end up being a very bad relationship. Unfortunately, wireless carriers […] Click here to view full […]