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3 Balance Sheet Metrics Every Business Should Measure Before Planning for 2014

With 2013 nearing its end, it’s time for your business to start planning ahead for next year. However, before you start brainstorming, you need to bust out the books and check where you stand financially. For some small businesses, this can be a breeze, but for others, this can cause some headaches. Thankfully, if you […]

Debt Isn’t a Four-Letter Word; It’s Part of a Healthy Balance Sheet

As advisors to small businesses, bankers will regularly evaluate balance sheets as an important indicator of the health and vitality of a business. A good banker will be well versed in standard benchmark balance sheet ratios for specific industries as a guideline for assessing stability of an individual business. Experienced bankers will also  monitor trends […]