Enriching Lives Through Giving

When CFO Strategic Partners formed 19-years ago, Shannon Carbone set out to enrich lives. Her mission has since expanded beyond the office walls. “It’s important to us to find ways to give back to the community where we live and work,” says Andrea Churchill, administrative assistant. It’s a short walk down Alden Road from CFO […]

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My Framed Dollar Bill

The long standing tradition of framing the first dollar bill earned both honors and recognizes the very first customer and the very first dollar earned by that business. While this tradition is typically found in restaurants and bars, anyone who has started a company before can relate to the significance of this historic (and often […]

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CEOs Need to Look at Budgeting Differently: It is Your Job to Think Big Picture

Many CEOs detest the budget process, and some think it’s a complete waste of time. But with the fourth quarter underway in the 2018 budget process, it might be time for an attitude adjustment — or in business terms, a paradigm shift about how you think about budgeting. We are not here today to talk […]

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Hurricane Irma’s On-Going Impact

Cleaning up from a storm is typically an arduous task. Nearly a month after Hurricane Irma took direct aim at Central Florida, recovery is still underway. The effort will bring a number of expected as well as unforeseen challenges for local businesses. Stage one of the recovery process centered on getting back to business – […]

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How to Justify New Software

“Know your numbers”: it’s a key principle of business. Could your software be producing the wrong numbers, which are used by the top executives to make critical decisions? Having the correct financial engine positions the company for the best opportunity for growth. Businesses of all sizes use financial software to help track key financials and […]

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Are businesses closing for Hurricane Irma? Friday no, Monday YES!

Many Central Florida CEO’s are asking the question: Do I close the office for the Hurricane Irma? We polled our clients to see what they had to say, and the results are in… Most companies are not closing on Friday, but are remaining “flexible and supportive” for employees who need to be absent for storm […]

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Do you have unrealized profit in your company?

Companies are often focused on improving their bottom lines and with good reason—it directly relates to increasing profits.  It is often overlooked the impact a few tweaks can have on profit and the even larger impact it can have on a company’s sustained value. It’s important to work hard AND be smart about your efforts […]

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Director Carrie Mistina gives back to the community

At CFO Strategic Partners, we embrace our mission: To enrich lives. It’s not just a motto, it’s put into practice. Director Carrie Mistina embodies our belief. She takes our values a step further with her contributions to the Central Florida community. Ever since she graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor of […]

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Financial Projections: Is a Surprise Around the Corner?

We have all done it. Reveling in that nice feeling of accomplishment after creating a great budget from a detailed analysis… only to have it blown within the first month of the new year. Can we avoid these unexpected curve balls? It is not likely that we can avoid them all together, but there are […]

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6 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a CFO

If you’re a CEO or business owner, there will likely come a point in your career where a chief financial officer will be beneficial in planning and managing the finances of your business. One of the biggest reasons why businesses fail is because they end up running out of cash. Though you might not need […]

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