Someone Wants to Buy My Business! Now What?

Strategies to help avoid sellers’ remorse If someone makes an offer for your business, it can be an exciting time—but caution is key. Selling a business can be one of the most challenging tasks a business owner will face. Before engaging in discussions with buyers, you need to ensure you are truly ready to sell,… Read more »

5 Financial Models Every Business Owner Should Use

Successful business owners know the value of using financial modeling to guide sound decision-making and forecast future outcomes.  Financial models are used to project the performance of a company, evaluate business and financial investments, and help uncover and avoid potential risks.  Below is a list of some key financial models that can bring powerful insights,… Read more »

The 5 C’s of Credit

All business owners know that cash is the life-blood of their business. You might not be in the position yet to borrow funds to expand the business or smooth out cash flow irregularities, but chances are you may need funds in the future to support growth plans, hire new employees, upgrade equipment or even weather… Read more »

The #1 Rule in Business: Know Your Numbes

Having a financially fit company involves checking in on some of your most important financial stats. After all, how can you know where you’re going if you don’t know where you are? B2B CFO® is here to help you. Most business owners admit they are busy putting out fires and working with customers, rather than pouring over… Read more »

Business Owners’ Financial Reporting Checklist

As business owners, you are tasked with acquiring new customers, managing your team, and launching new products. Let’s face it. Most of us simply don’t have time to focus on our financial statements daily—or even weekly. However, businesses need an effective system for conducting operations, complying with tax laws and providing essential financial information—especially to… Read more »

Recession-Proof Your Business

Many economists predict the U.S. economy’s decade-long growth streak is set to hit a down side soon. Of course, as a college Economics professor once remarked, “Economists have predicted nine of the last three recessions.” That is to say the exact timing of a downturn can’t be precisely projected, but, as CEOs & Owners, we know economic… Read more »