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FI Consulting’s Tom Coleman published in NCMA’s 2020 article “The…

What makes a great contracting professional?   FI Consulting’s Acquisition and Financial Management Practice Leader, Tom Coleman, explores this question and makes the case for acquisitions professionals to diversify their skills to benefit their organizations and career growth in a January 2020 National Contract Management Association (NCMA) article titled “The Well-Rounded Contracting Professional.” In his book......

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FI Consulting Named a Silver Bicycle Friendly Business by the…

Arlington County, VA, January, 16, 2020— Today, the League of American Bicyclists recognized FI Consulting with a Silver Bicycle Friendly Business (BFB) award, earning it a place alongside 1,366 businesses across the country contributing to the movement to build a more Bicycle Friendly America. By kicking off the New Year alongside 153 new and renewing BFBs, FI......

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AVMs Have Feelings, too

An automated valuation method is only as accurate as the models used...

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Are We There Yet?

The market bottom still lies ahead, based on rent-to-value ratios in the...

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Navigating Negative Home Equity Takes…

Facts and forecasting are crucial to finding your way out By Amy E....

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A Framework for Multiple Economic Scenarios Under CECL

BY ROBERT CHANG AND MARK JORDAN, FI CONSULTING Background We present a pragmatic approach to generating multiple economic scenarios for the new FASB current expected credit loss (CECL) accounting standard. While the guidance does not explicitly mention the number of scenarios that should be used when measuring expected credit losses, financial institutions should consider a......

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Four Key Questions When Estimating Current Expected Credit Losses (CECL)

BY ROBERT CHANG AND MARK JORDAN, FI CONSULTING Under the FASB current expected credit loss (CECL) accounting standard, public entities are required to estimate losses over the contractual term of the financial asset or group of financial assets. However, this requirement is eased to allow entities to make or obtain “reasonable and supportable” forecasts of......

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