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Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness – Best Practices for Loans Greater Than $2 Million

Apr 22, 2021

How do you prepare for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan forgiveness when your loan is great...

Specialty Contractors PPP Loan Forgiveness
State of the Construction Industry: Will Nonresidential Construction Rebound in 2021?

Apr 22, 2021

There are reasons for both optimism and pessimism regarding nonresidential construction’s prospec...

Specialty Contractors Economy
2020 CFMA Annual Conference & Exhibition Highlights for Specialty Trade

Mar 24, 2021

What specialty contractors can expect from CFMA's Annual Conference & Exhibition

Specialty Contractors
What Do Controlled Insurance Programs (CIPs) Mean to Subcontractors?

Mar 24, 2021

For a subcontractor performing work under a subcontract agreement where it has been established t...

Risk Management Specialty Contractors
Advancing Employees from Within

Mar 24, 2021

As construction companies grow and add new positions, or as positions become available due to tur...

Specialty Contractors
Construction Cost Management: The Quiet Revolution

Mar 21, 2021

Sponsored Content: In construction the “bottom line” is comprised of a thousand moving targets. T...

Risk Management Specialty Contractors Accounting Reporting Income Recognition Budgeting & Planning Information Technology Contracts Economy
It’s Time to Stop the Pain: Preventing Overexertion Injuries

Jan 22, 2021

In the construction industry, overexertion injuries form a serious and growing problem affecting ...

Specialty Contractors Budgeting & Planning Human Resources Building Profits Risk Management
COVID-19 Impact on Specialty Trade Mergers & Acquisitions

Dec 01, 2020

Prior to March 2020, specialty trades, such as mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and HVAC, were t...

Specialty Contractors
State of the Insurance Market

Dec 01, 2020

CFMA members may recall the August 2019 edition of Talking Trades where an article called “Insura...

Specialty Contractors
Don’t Waste the Recession: Why Now Is the Time to Reassess Your Business

Dec 01, 2020

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the economy was booming at a significant pace with record low une...

Specialty Contractors Budgeting & Planning
The Skilled Tradesmen Shortage: 2019 Edition

Sep 03, 2020

U.S. Still Lacking in Critical Construction Subsectors

Specialty Contractors Workforce
Cash – The life Blood of the Sub-Specialty Trade Contractor

Sep 01, 2020

Cash is a sub-specialty trade contractor’s most valuable asset. As CFMs, we learn this early in o...

Specialty Contractors
CFMA 2020 Virtual Conference Specialty Trade Track Recap

Sep 01, 2020

The CFMA Virtual Conference was held June 22-26. On Thursday, June 25, James Benham presented a ...

Specialty Contractors
Cash Flow for Subcontractors: A Letter from a 59-Year-Old Accountant to His 29-Year-Old Self

Sep 01, 2020

Dear 29-Year-Old Ted, Cash is King. Subcontractors rarely go out of business because they have l...

Specialty Contractors Accounting
Best Practices to Prepare for the Recovery

Sep 01, 2020

The construction industry will be one of the many sectors hard-hit by the impacts and disruptions...

Specialty Contractors
Cruel To Be Kind?

Sep 01, 2020

The National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) recently announced that the recession began in Fe...

Specialty Contractors
The Operational Model for Modular Construction

May 01, 2020

In the modular and industrialized environment, the four steps of data quality management (DQM) – ...

Specialty Contractors Workforce Building Profits
What a Difference a Decade Makes

Mar 01, 2020

There are certain economic data series that receive the bulk of the attention. On a daily basis, ...

Specialty Contractors Workforce
Progress on American Infrastructure Remains Slow

Feb 01, 2020

One would think that Washington’s policymakers would have the wherewithal to deal with something ...

Economy Specialty Contractors
Leveraging Kotter’s 8-Step Model of Change – Part Two

Feb 01, 2020

In the last edition, we shared how logic alone is not enough to win most over to the new directio...

Workforce Specialty Contractors
Primer on Contractor Tax Deductions for Car & Truck Expense

Nov 01, 2019

Since contractors invest in and use many types of vehicles, including cars and trucks, maximizing...

Specialty Contractors Taxes Building Profits
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