Video:Importance of Financial Planning and Analysiswith Matthe Peterson
Learn about the importance of financial planning and analysis so that you know what to do when starting a new business venture. Here are some tips on the importance of financial planning and analysis.See Transcript
Transcript:Importance of Financial Planning and Analysis
Hi, I'm Matthew Peterson for About.com and I want to talk to you about why it is important to do a cost benefit analysis.
Why You Should Do Financial Planning and Analysis
A cost benefit analysis helps you to stay in the clear financially and avoid making major mistakes with your investors. In this economy, you don't want ot waste anything so making sure the numbers are right before you launch a new venture or product is important to make sure you are taking the business in the right direction.
Tips for Financial Planning and Analysis
If you do not have good math skills, getting the help of someone who does is essential to make sure you get an accurate cost benefit analysis because it could be the difference between the success and failure of your venture. For new managers it could also help them look good in front of a boss or superior. But in order to know where you are going you must first perform a cost benefit analysis looking at where you stand and how your potential decision will affect the company's finances.