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CFM Review: Does Construction Need Its Own Business Status?

Every Friday, we select a few articles from the week that we think are worth your time as a construction financial manager (CFM). We look for compelling articles not only about financial topics, but about business, technology, and life, that challenges you to think about your role as a CFM in different ways. We’d love […]

CFM Review: 5 Technologies to Increase Cash Flow

Spring is Here: 3 Ways Contractors Can Take on More Work With Little Cash

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Top 5 pieces of information to get at the start of a construction project

The Top Five Pieces of Information to Get at the Start of a Construction Project

This post originally appeared on zlien’s Community Blog. Here at zlien, we are often asked by our users what information should be collected at the start of a project. Some companies are dealing with a serious lack of information collected at the start of the project, and when they go to protect the project on […]

Automation and Machine Learning for Credit Departments

2015 CRF Forum & EXPO: Everything You Need to Know

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When to send preliminary notice

When to Send Preliminary Notice [50-State Guide for Subcontractors]

Are you a prime contractor? View the Prime Contractor’s Lien and Notice Deadline Chart. Do I have to send a pre lien notice? Is my mechanics lien going to be invalid? Sound familiar? The quest to find pre lien notice (or preliminary notice) requirements and deadlines leaves many scratching their heads. To solve this problem, […]

What is a Subcontractor Lien Waiver? [FAQs and Forms]

The Project Completion Date: When It Matters And How You’ll Know

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Public Private Partnership

P3 Project Legislation Added to Georgia and DC

Construction projects can be costly, especially for large-scale public projects to create and expand infrastructure. Because of this, public entities have expanded their use of non-traditional financing or funding methods. One of these alternative funding methods that is rapidly growing in popularity is the public-private partnership, or P3 project. P3 projects enable the public sector to utilize […]

Nevada Lien Priority Battle Leaves Mechanics Lien Subordinate

Better Be Backed By The Owner’s Authority Or No Mechanics Lien

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Did the ghostbusters have lien rights?

Lien Horror Story: Did the Ghostbusters Have Lien Rights?

This post is part four in our four part Mechanics Lien Horror Story Series throughout the month of October. Didn’t think liens could be spooky? Think again. Click here to read part three Imagine this… Doctors Venkman, Stantz, Spengler and Zeddemore have just finished exterminating another ghoulish infestation at the Sedgewick Hotel. Perhaps their encounter leaves a […]

Lien Horror Story: The Silence of Your Lien Rights – “Liens on Tribal Land”

Lien Horror Story: Nightmare Lien on Elm Street – “Illegible for Recording”

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Mechanics lien subordination

Subordination of Mechanics Liens: The New No-Lien Clause?

Lien waivers have an important, even critical, place in construction payment. The parties closest to the money are highly motivated to make sure the project proceeds free of any lien claims, for several reasons. Not only can mechanics liens potentially force double payment, they cloud the property title and can negatively impact bonding capacity and cash-flow, all of […]

How To Read a Lien Waiver

Taylor Swift and Prompt Payment

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