FINANCIAL PLANNING FOR ARCHITECTS

 

Maintaining a 'Financial Temperature' of your firm is a key to success.

Get a basic understanding of financial planning and learn how your financial decisions impact on your architectural business.

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Everyone loves money. But no one likes to learn about money management.

When you think of Finance, you think of long chart of boring numbers. And the creative genre of designers and architects, would specially be the last people who would want to indulge themselves into such a list. 

But finanicial planning can be creative too. And it is as critical to your architectural business as your project planning. To get to the diamonds, you have to dig the coal. So, get your hands dirty and give yourself a basic understanding of financial terminology. 

You understand that finance is important for your business. And you have also made a decision to learn about it. But, where to begin? What to do so that you create good financial habits that will lead your architectural firm to profitability?

Here is a beginner's guide to 10 easy habits that you can cultivate in order to take your first steps into developing your financial skills. 

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