Laying the foundation for a successful succession plan
As I prepare to retire from 415 Group this November, I’ve been reflecting on the succession process. When working in a service business like public accounting, you develop many personal relationships. These relationships, in many instances,...
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How to Prepare for Your Business' Future Cash-Flow Gaps
Ray Maynard, 415 Group Partner discusses how to get in front of your business' future cash-flow gaps.
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Payroll Fraud Schemes Every Business Should Know
According to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, nearly 30 percent of businesses are victims of payroll malfeasance, with small businesses twice as likely to be affected than large businesses. Here are four scary payroll fraud schemes you...
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Projecting Cash Flow for Highly Leveraged Real Estate Projects
Chris Schatz, 415 Group Senior Manager discusses real estate transactions that are highly leveraged.
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Smart Tactics to Manage Student Debt
According to the Federal Reserve, U.S. student loan debt is now $1.5 trillion with more than 44 million borrowers. Only mortgage debt currently has bigger numbers among types of consumer debt. Even worse, more than 10 percent of these loans are past...READ MORE >
Cash Flow Concepts That Can Save Your Business
A sad and oft-repeated truth is that half of all new businesses fail within the first five years. Although many factors contribute to business failure, a common culprit is poor cash management. All businesses, large and small, must deal with the...READ MORE >
Make Setting Salaries Easier With These 5 Steps
Whether you are hiring for the first time, filling an open position, or conducting annual performance reviews, finding a salary range that attracts and retains valued employees can be a difficult task. Here are some suggestions to help make the...READ MORE >
415 Group Named Top Ohio Workplace
415 Group, a certified public accounting, business consulting and IT services firm, was named a top Ohio workplace by The Plain Dealer and Ohio Business Magazine. 415 Group ranked 55th on The Plain Dealer’s list of small-sized companies. The...READ MORE >
Why Your Business Should Implement Internal Controls
Dave Talenda, 415 Group Audit Partner discusses internal controls and the importance of internal controls within your organization.
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415 Group Ranked Among World’s Most Elite 501 IT Managed Service Providers
Canton, Ohio (June 24, 2019) — 415 Group, a certified public accounting, business consulting and IT services firm, announced today that they have been named as one of the world’s premier IT managed service providers on the prestigious...READ MORE >
415 Group Partner Chad Isler receives Twenty under 40! Award
415 Group Partner Chad Isler, CPA, MT, received the Twenty under 40! award, an achievement presented by ystark!, a department of the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce. The award recognizes young professionals who live and work in Stark County...READ MORE >
Watch Out! 7 Vacation Costs That Sneak Up on You
Going on vacation is a time to get away, relax and enjoy new experiences. But if you don’t pay close attention, extra costs can sneak up on you like tiny money-stealing ninjas. Here are seven sneaky vacation costs to watch out for: Covert...READ MORE >
4 Key Elements of Great Business Books
Your bookkeeping system is the financial heart and lifeblood of your business. When set up and operating properly, your books help you make smart decisions and seamlessly turn your financial data into useful information. Here are four key...READ MORE >
Don't Leave Your Business Exposed
Have you conducted a business insurance review lately? Changes in your business equipment, real estate holdings, the amount of inventory, and the number of employees are all good reasons to review your insurance. Here are a few policy review tips to...READ MORE >
Every Business Needs Cash
Focusing solely on sales and profits can create a surprise for any business when there is not enough cash to pay the bills. Here are five key principals to improve your cash management. Create a cash flow statement and analyze it...
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