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We're a privately-held (i.e. private equity backed) insurance, administration, and services company with 7 subsidiaries (2 foreign sub locations), 3...
I would agree. Book when earned, if it can be substantiated.
I am curious. What is the general consensus for funding range where going the OTC starts to make financial sense. Is it in xs of $5MM?
Edward, I think many companies with excess cash have been going out further and further on the yield curve over the past 12-24 months in search of...
I suggest you quickly get familiar with your state's escheat laws. We may not like them, I don't. They are tedious, tend to be technical, and, of...
Simon, We have been using TravelEx for quite some time. They offer an automated online real-time FX quote/bind application with low transfer costs...
I couldn't agree more. ADP customer service has been spotty and sporadic. Since our move from ADP to Paychex, the payroll processing efficiency has...
I couldn't agree more. D&B is everything that Wayne has said. It's usefulness is really nominal.
For 13 years running now, we have extended our tax filing deadline. As an international company with multiple locations and diverse operations, it...
Len, In the interest of full disclosure, I am the CFO at International Medical Group, Inc. We have a plethora of coverages and polices for US...
this kind of request is legal although slightly unusual. however, in this day and age where the twisting of truth seems to happen more frequently,...
it has been my experience, that once you arrive in the $50m - $100m revenue range, for a private service oriented company, that your non-Final Four...
Dear anonymous, Am i misreading this questions? Positioning to get terminated? Why would one "position" to get terminated ... for a possible "...
Currently, our group of wholly-owned companies has a similar arrangement among some lines of business, whereas we a portion of gross margin is shared...
How can the same CC fees apply, Mark, when/if a customer uses the "checks" that cc companies offer them to pay their bills. If they use these "...
Absolutely correct. Employers with younger or healthier workforces benefit dramatically from self-funding. Although, if your fully-insured carrier...
A few years ago we switched from ADP to Paychex, primarily due to service issues but we were able to measurably reduce the processing costs at the...
unfortunately, you are probably right. the healthcare reform act will stress our healthcare delivery system to its max. as demand increases, prices...
self-insured is an excellent way to save medical costs for the employer by assuming some of the employee healthcare risk is return for far lower cost...
what might appear as insurance "front loading increases" might actually be indicative and in direct response to the medical and healthcare delivery...
We considered Epicor along with a group of its competitors for our $50M company with 8 subs and FX. The winner was Solomon, now known as MS Dynamics...
Picking up on Randy's mention of Peachtree, my Company was able to use Peachtree Complete Accounting up until we outgrew it, which for us, meant 6-8...