Case Studies

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How a Regional Small Business Survived Its Cash Flow Freeze

When Finger Lakes Limousine found itself in a cash flow bind, owner Tricia Sutliffe had to act quickly. The winter slow season was approaching and they’d just added a new vehicle lease to the books, but short-term revenue was not going to cover that plus payroll, maintenance and other monthly expenses. Like many small business […]

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How Olson Custom Blasting Aims for Sustainable Working Capital and Long-Term Growth

For Derrick Olson and his team of media blasters, steel fabricators and specialty coaters, it’s all about putting in an honest day’s work—an approach that has served them well since opening their doors in 2014. But compensation for an honest day’s work isn’t always immediate. When customers take 30 days to pay (or longer), and […]

How an Independent Ophthalmologist Took Control of Her Cash Flow Problems

As health insurance costs shift away from payers toward patients, independent medical practitioners must have a firm grasp on practice cash flow if they’re going to survive in a changing industry. Read one doctor’s story.