ADVANCED CFO BLOG

Tips and tricks to help you run your business, from Advanced CFO's top financial and strategy experts

October 25, 2016

What Metrics Are You Looking At?

By Matt Peterson

Information overload. We all feel it and yet we spend much of our waking hours with our eyes glued to either a 27, 13, 10, 6, or 5-inch screen hoping to find additional information that is both new an...

October 25, 2016

5 Reasons you need a Cash Forecast Today

By Matt McKinlay

I had a business finance professor that often repeated the mantra, “cash is king!”  Whether your business is large or small, growing or declining, not-for-profit or for-profit, cash is the lifebl...

June 07, 2016

Work-Life Balance

By JB Henriksen

  Work-life balance is one of the many subjects we talk about over and over.  In fact, I am certain I have talked about this in a blog before.  Still, there always seems to be someone else wri...

May 20, 2016

Video: Our CFO is Advanced CFO – RedSky

By Sheena Brown

RedSky Solutions focuses on, and implements, IT solutions that reduce operational burden and cost for their clients. It has been our pleasure to work with them! Check out our highlight by watching t...

May 20, 2016

Video: Our CFO is Advanced CFO – Jane.com

By Sheena Brown

Jane.com is a growing boutique marketplace featuring the latest in women's fashion trends, home decor, and children's clothing. We are honored to have the pleasure of working with them! Check out our ...

May 18, 2016

Business Bootcamp – Managing Cash Flow & KPIs

By JB Henriksen

Recently, one of the leading experts in cash management and measuring operating performance on our team, JB Henriksen, presented to a group of entrepreneurs in the Mountain West Capital Network's ann...

May 12, 2016

A Welcome Expansion of ‘Accredited Investor’ on the Horizon

By Kent Thomas

By a somewhat surprising margin (347 – 8), the US House of Representatives overwhelming approved legislation that would expand the definition of an accredited investor. Under current rules, a person...

April 26, 2016

Silicon Slopes: Advanced CFO Podcast with Kent & Dave

By Dave Chase

We at Advanced CFO are huge supporters of what Silicon Slopes is trying to accomplish in building Utah's tech ecosystem.  We were lucky enough to spend a few minutes with them last week discussin...

March 21, 2016

Managing Cash via Working Capital Optimization

By Dave Chase

Here is a trick question for you: Which is more important – Profitability or positive Cash Flow? For those of you thinking, “Wait, how are they different in the first place?”…just keep read...

February 06, 2016

An “Expanded” Definition of Accredited Investor.

By Kent Thomas

By a somewhat surprising margin (347 – 8), the US House of Representatives overwhelming approved legislation that would expand the definition of an accredited investor. Under current rules, a person...

February 05, 2016

Co-Founder Challenges & Near Death Experiences

By Dave Chase

Whether you believe near-death-experiences are just the realm of made-for-TV movies or not, the reality is that companies frequently have near death experiences too. Sometimes a company finds itself...

January 20, 2016

The Importance of Understanding Cash Conversion Cycle

By Dave Chase

Generally speaking, there are 3 sources of cash for a growing company.  The most commonly discussed are equity and debt funding.  Both come at a price.  Debt comes with interest.  Equity always co...

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