Planning in a Time of Uncertainty

It seems that I am hearing a lot more about M & A than I have in a number of years. Is that because I am older and many of the business owners I come in contact with every day are older and looking at options for exit strategies or succession planning? Could it...

Obtaining Better Pricing

Larger companies often get better pricing in many categories of goods and services than their middle market competitors. That is mainly because of the volume of those goods and services they purchase – just another way of saying “volume discount.” They...

Obamacare: How it Affects Employers and Group Health Insurance

CDH sponsored a breakfast meeting of manufacturing business owners a few weeks ago and a question came up regarding the new Obamacare laws and how it affects these companies. While there is a lot to it, I will try and give a the Cliff notes description of how it...

Bringing cash to the U.S. – are you smuggling?

In June, a Chinese man touched down at Vancouver airport with around $177,500 in cash. According to the Wall Street Journal, the cash was found stuffed in his wallet and hidden under the lining of his suitcase. The money was seized by an officer and eventually...

Do you love your IT? We do…

Happy Valentine’s Day! Love is in the air. Question is: Do you love your IT? Does your company’s IT department make your job easier, or harder? At CDH, we love our IT. Here’s why: 1. We have up to date versions of the current Microsoft Office suite,...