Building Blocks: Understanding a 13-Week Cash Flow

Cash flow forecasting is a straightforward method to ensure your working capital needs will be met for your business, regardless of size. Hardesty partners have worked with businesses where a strong cash flow forecast meant the difference between thriving and closing the doors, especially during economic downturns or an unexpected financial crisis. A 13-week cash flow… Continue reading

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Outsourced CFO Services Firm Opens Houston Practice

Houston Business Journal http://www.bizjournals.com/houston/morning_call/2013/08/cfo-search-firm-opens-houston-practice.html   The Irvine, Calif.-based executive services firm, Hardesty LLC, recently opened its first Houston practice, and has plans to grow the firm in the energy field. Hardesty provides outsourced CFO personnel for interim assignments, special projects and permanent positions. It’s part of a growing industry in Houston, with firms like Strategic CFO… Continue reading

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Five Steps to Overcoming a Financial Crisis

The term “financial crisis” is a broad term that describes any situation in which the value of financial institutions or assets drops rapidly. A financial crisis can have varying degrees of severity depending on the underlying causes, which can include recessions, overvalued assets, stock market activity, poor debt management, regulatory failures and other factors, many… Continue reading

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Preparing Your Company for Sale

Preparing for an M&A event, whether an acquisition, sale, recap or spin-off can be a road filled with costly hazards. In many instances, the preparation and culmination of this process can span two to three years, sapping your valuable management resources. The potential buyers on the other side of the table have completed dozens of… Continue reading

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Three Things CFOs Can Learn From le Tour de France

Didn’t think a CFO has much in common with a competitive distance bicyclist? You might be right, but Hardesty Partner Greg Eyink thinks the CFO can still learn something from this elite athletic competition. Click here for more information… 

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