Important Cash Flow Vocabulary

These words put some people off because they sound like accounting and financial analysis. But they’re good terms to know, especially if you’re running a business. This is important cash flow vocabulary. Cash in business planning and financial projections is not coins and bills. It’s liquidity, money in checking and other instantly available accounts; money… Read More »

LivePlan Budgets Your Cash Flow

LivePlan does mathematically and financially correct calculations in the background, so that your essential business projections are as accurate as your assumptions. That takes some additional assumptions for cash flow, which you do with LivePlan guided input, as shown below in this section. LivePlan Cash Flow Assumptions Setting Starting Balances For existing companies, LivePlan uses… Read More »

Projected Cash Flow (with LivePlan)

“The fact is that one of the earliest lessons I learned in business was that balance sheets and income statements are fiction, cash flow is reality.” – Chris Chocola A good cash flow analysis might be the most important single piece of a business plan. All the strategy, tactics, and ongoing business activities mean nothing if… Read More »

What to Watch

True cash-only businesses are extremely rare. Such a business would not have to sell entirely in cash, check, or credit card; not ever have to buy inventory or anything else before it makes a sale, and would pay for everything it buys immediately. Maybe that’s a crafts-market artisan? A writer? I’m not sure; but I am sure that most of us, as business owners, have to deal with these essential principles of cash flow.

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Lean Business Planning: The Book

What You Will Learn from This Book A simple powerful easy way to get what you want from your business. Any business, existing, startup, or in the planning stage. Use it to stay focused, grow faster, and adjust quickly to change. Set expectations and track results. Use it to review and revise regularly to simplify… Read More »