Month: May 2014

What is EBITDA?


When I was growing up in the south suburbs of Chicago, a highlight was going to our local high school basketball games.  I’m dating myself, but the pep band would play a peppy Chicago tune or the Hawaii-5-0 theme – a good old time.  The cheerleaders would also do the cheer – gimme a V,… Read more »

Uncontrolled use of financial terms

Finances Spelled Out Using Scrabble Pieces

Being a finance guy, I catch myself now and then throwing around acronyms or other financial terms without thinking.  I recently had a conversation with a client and when I started talking about EBITDA, I received the look of “what does that mean” along with the raised eyebrow and curled nose.  As such, I’m now… Read more »