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CFM Review: Making a List

Happy Holidays from zlien

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 […]

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2013 Review: Financial Risk, Credit Management, & Lien Law


In the world of news and content, it has become a late-December tradition to publish articles reviewing trends and news from the past year. We follow that great tradition here, reviewing the construction industry’s overall performance in 2013, trends that surfaced regarding financial risk shifting and lien law, and what the finance and credit professional […]

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Beware: Holidays Can Impact Your Mechanics Lien and Bond Claim Rights

It’s the holiday season, and that means its time for a warning about mechanics lien and bond claim deadlines. The holiday season brings massive closures of businesses and county recorders, but it doesn’t stop a lien compliance deadline from counting. We issue a warning each year about this black hole of legal time (see last year’s article: The Holidays Can Spoil Your […]

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July 4th Reminds Us Of America’s Unique Mechanics Lien Remedy

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Today, the United States celebrates one of our most important holidays – Independence Day. It has become a small tradition on this blog to post a note about the importance of this holiday, and specifically to highlight the mechanics lien document as an unique American invention. We did it in 2011 and 2012. We do it […]

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Happy Superbowl – We’re Cheering For The Saints

Zlien’s headquarters are in New Orleans, LA, and the Superbowl is the talk of the town as our city is playing host to the big game this Sunday. We’re not looking to brag or anything, but New Orleans has hosted more than any other city, and we’re a hella good host.  I’m pretty sure I […]

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The Z Team: Happy Holidays From Zlien

It’s the holiday season and as you can see from the above-Christmas photo, we’re over-prepared.  We wish all of our clients, readers, colleagues and partners a wonderful holiday season. Whilezlien will accept orders online and by fax over the holiday, our telephone support will not be available on Christmas Eve (December 24th) and Christmas Day […]

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The Z Team: Zlien 2012 Photo Album

Atzlien, we do serious business, but we don’t like to take ourselves too seriously.  Some say “A picture is worth 1000 words.”  If that’s the case, please enjoy my 23,000 word blog post.  Check out our best moments captured on photo in 2012:      

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