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September 12, 2022

How to Handle a Merger and Acquisition the Right Way

By Dave Chase

Strategic growth keeps businesses alive. Sometimes, your strategy  requires something dramatic, like merging your business with another entity. But mergers and acquisitions can get ugly if done incor...

August 01, 2022

SaaS Revenue Recognition: Understanding the Financial Standard

By Dave Chase

Software as a Service (SaaS) companies run a unique business model that is growing at a rapid rate. Current estimates suggest that the SaaS market is growing by 18% each year! But the financial rep...

July 20, 2022

Why AI in Finance Is the Future of Our Industry

By Dave Chase

  Now more than ever, financial teams are expected to set up their businesses for faster business rebounds and ensure the company's financial stability. This comes from the months ...

May 25, 2022

Why Your CFO Should Be the Central Role in Your Business’s Restructuring

By Matt McKinlay

Business restructuring is the process of transforming a business into a better, more efficient version. Restructurings can take several forms. When the need for restructuring is caught early, it c...

May 03, 2022

5 Vital CFO Services for Small Businesses [& Why You Should Have Them]

By Jon Allen

Starting a small business is no small matter. And at a certain point, you’ll need to craft a state-of-the-art financial strategy to keep your business profitable. While you could rely on a small...

March 29, 2022

How to Emotionally Deal with Bankruptcy [Depression & Stress]

By Matt McKinlay

Many business owners and corporate officers I consult with are not prepared for the emotional effects insolvency (including filing a commercial bankruptcy) will have on their personal well-being.  Ta...

February 14, 2022

What Is Turnaround Management? (Everything You Need to Know)

By Matt McKinlay

Turnaround management is the process of assisting businesses that are in a state of crisis, decline or recovery. This process is usually led by a turnaround consultant/manager, who is trained to b...

February 11, 2022

Subchapter V: What Small Businesses Should Know

By Matt McKinlay

Author: Jade Millington When your business is insolvent or illiquid, sometimes the best (or only) alternative is to seek court protection under a bankruptcy filing. Chapter 11 bankruptcy, commonly ...

January 21, 2022

Going Through a Sale-Side Mergers and Acquisitions Process

By Jon Allen

Al Vanleuwen, Rod Steuart, and Jeremy Baker discussed the process of going through a Sale-side Mergers and Acquisitions process at the 2021 Intermountain CFO Summit.   In this session the pan...

January 18, 2022

What Is Forecasting In Business [& How A CFO Can Help You]

By Jon Allen

As a CFO consultant and professor I am often asked by business leaders how they can improve their companies results or run their business more effectively.  This often leads into a discussion abo...

January 11, 2022

How Does Cancellation of Debt Affect Taxes?

By Matt McKinlay

By Tim L. Donovan, CPA, MBA, CIRA Debt Forgiveness for Businesses Over the last couple of years, the Covid-19 pandemic has stressed companies financially and caused many to fall behind in payments t...

January 07, 2022

CFO Tech Trends to Prioritize

By Haley Stepan

Panelist Brett Paternoster, Ryan Larsen, Nate Fullmer, Beverly Lang, and Kim Tolboe discuss CFO tech trends, the importance of moving to a cloud-based data center, and different 3rd party solutions at...

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