"Self-Defense Finance for Small Businesses is an excellentreference for practitioners. The chapters on valuation and thesale/purchase of an existing business are alone worth the price ofthe book."--Dr. Robert Ronstadt, Professor of EntrepreneurshipPepperdine University author of Ronstadt's Financials
Keep your small business solvent with this hands-on financialtroubleshooting guide
Here's everything you need to take financial control of your smallbusiness and keep your dream alive and growing. Wilbur Yegge sharesthe fruits of more than three decades as a business consultant andsmall business owner. He offers proven strategies and techniquesfor ensuring the financial well-being of your company, helps you toquickly pinpoint and resolve financial management issues, and armsyou with an arsenal of financial tools for daily use. And that'snot all!
Throughout the book, the author has woven the real-life casehistories of two small businesses--a start-up service business andan established manufacturing firm. These examples, along withnumerous vignettes and lessons drawn from Mr. Yegge's personalexperience, illustrate and reinforce the significance of each pointcovered.
No small business person can afford to be without Self-DefenseFinance for Small Businesses. You'll learn how to:
* Write business plans that work
* Produce cash-flow and income statements
* Perform capital budgeting
* Do financial statement analysis and break-even analysis
* Conduct long-range planning
* Deal with banks
* Produce forecast statements
* Buy or sell a business
* Solicit and work with professional financial advisors