Look at Your Projections; Adjust As Needed
Does your projected P&L show you will have a loss?
Does the cash flow projection show cash shortfalls ahead?
Try out some "What if...?" adjustments. Immediately see the effect!
CHANGE SALES and/or GROSS MARGINS?
On the Profits screen, change Sales in any month(s). Remember to adjust Gross Margins in those months as needed. Then, go to the Projected Cash Flow to see the effect.
On the Profits screen, adjust your planned expenses. Then, return to the Projected Cash Flow to see the effect.
CHANGE INVENTORY TURNS?
On the Inventory screen, enter a higher turnover rate. Then, go back to the Projected Cash Flow to see the effect.
GET DATING FROM VENDORS?
The Projected Cash Flow allows you to show the effect of Dating on your Cash Flow. Enter the $ amounts to be deferred in the appropriate month(s); ALSO enter the $ amounts due to be paid in the appropriate month(s). All entries are positive amounts; round all $ entries to nearest thousand.
The Projected Cash Flow includes inputs for Loans Received and Loan Repayments. (Note: Interest on the borrowed funds must be added into Administrative Expenses on the P&L inputs.)
CAUSE-EFFECT, CAUSE-EFFECT, CAUSE-EFFECT
Just add your judgment. The INTEGRATED "What if...?" Calculator does the number crunching for you.