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Cash Flow Forecasting and Management Series: Five Common Mistakes In Forecasting Cash Flow

With the ever-changing nature of business, it is difficult to determine the cash flow trend. However, we shouldn’t keep cash flow forecasting on the sidelines. Our business operation is vulnerable to risks and losses without efficient cash flow forecasting.

In this solo episode of the Cash Flow Forecasting and Management Series, we discuss the top five common mistakes when forecasting cash flow. As we proceed, we can understand how effective forecasting yields financial gain for your business.

Do you want to learn the ideal way to forecast cash flow? Stay tuned to this episode!

Episode Highlights

  • [3:22] Forecasting Expenditures Based on Past Results
  • [4:48] Overestimating Sales Line
  • [5:52] Clueless of the Cash Flow Conversion Cycles
  • [7:06] Categorize Forecasting as a Finance Function
  • [8:09] Lazy Forecasting


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