With a year of many firsts just completed, everybody is on the hunt for ways to ensure stability in the new year. Here are five New Year’s resolutions for Finance in 2009.
Credit and Collections
Even if your company is one of the lucky ones that continues to thrive, chances are many of your customers aren’t in the same boat. Here’s help for dealing with those perennial late payers.
Can’t get a loan? No worries. At least the Small Business Administration is there to help … isn’t it?
Sad but true: These days, many companies are cutting headcount, some of which may be your contacts at your customers’ or suppliers’.
Naturally you hate the thought of leaving any money on the table. But at times it’s smarter to write off a customer deduction.
Chances are, customers are taking longer to pay these days. No reason that should mess with your company’s cash flow.
After the hit on Wall Street, credit standards will be even tighter. Before putting the brakes on your future purchases or projects, consider these non-traditional funding options.
Technology’s supposed to make life easier, and automated expense-management does just that.
Recession fears lead mid-level employees to be more likely to press their luck with skimming a little off the top. Believe it or not, that may be good news.