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Create a Cash Flow Projection With a 12-Month Template

Created by Rob Stephens, Last Updated 22-Feb-2021, Language:English

Create a Cash Flow Projection With a 12-Month Template

Learn how to create a projection with a basic template for Excel/Google Sheets. I show you step-by-step.

Created by Rob Stephens, Last Updated 22-Feb-2021, Language:English

What Will I Get ?

  • Use a template supplied in this course to create a cash flow projection.

Requirements

  • None

Description

Lost profits due to poor financial management are common with small businesses.

  • More than half of U.S. businesses have lost $10,000 or more by foregoing a project or sales specifically due to issues created by insufficient cash flow. (Quickbooks study)

  • 82% of small businesses fail because of poor cash flow management skills or poor understanding of cash flow (U.S. Bank)

A cash flow projection is the most important tool to master your cash flow. It can help you:

  • Identify “cash leaks” that are draining your profits

  • Spot periods of low cash flow before they become a crisis

  • Know when you have the cash to capture opportunities

  • Plan your dividends and equity distribution

This course provides an easy template and shows you how to use it to reduce stressful cash flow surprises and position you to capture the next big opportunity. You’ll also receive:

  • A cash flow template for Microsoft Excel (can also be used in Google Sheets)

  • Step-by-step video instructions on how to use the template.

  • Video courses on the importance of cash flow, understanding your past cash flows, and the benefits of cash flow projections.

  • A document that explains different methods for projecting your cash flows.

Course Content

Rob Stephens

Founder of CFO Perspective

Rob Stephens is the Founder of CFO Perspective, where he provides financial consulting and education to small businesses.  Rob has a 20-year career that includes serving as CFO for two banks and a health clinic system.  He was also Director of Operations at a $4 Billion bank and SVP of Finance of a $2 Billion credit union, where he was Program Manager of an investment advisory group with $170 Million in assets under management.  Rob is an adjunct instructor at Gonzaga University.

Rob holds a Masters of Science in Personal Financial Planning and a Graduate Certificate in Financial Therapy from Kansas State University.  He received a B.A. in Business Administration from the University of Washington and is a CPA.