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New NAHB Publication Provides Builders with the Tools to Accurately Forecast Cash Flow

WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 25, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — BuilderBooks, the book publishing arm of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) recently released a new publication, Financial Forecasting in Microsoft® Excel.

Financial Forecasting in Microsoft Excel shows small- to medium-sized businesses how to achieve the same forecasting power as larger companies. Filled with a wealth of illustrations and how-to templates, the book is written to help business owners make better, more educated decisions that result in more stable, enduring companies.

Author Jeff Prager shows readers how to use Excel to run “if/then” scenarios, calculate cash flow projections, structure partnerships and financing, and test how changes in the market or pricing will affect the bottom line.

Financial Forecasting in Microsoft Excel provides step-by-step instructions for creating financial forecasts with Microsoft Excel 2010 so readers can:

• Assess project feasibility
• Fund company cash needs
• Determine financial feasibility of a project before committing
• Identify problems before they become major

Jeff Prager has founded, owned and sold multiple businesses, including Strauss Homes, a large home building company based in Denver. He’s the founder of Backroom Management Services, a full-service accounting firm specializing in the construction industry, and promotes the concept of Cash Flow Engineering as a way to streamline business management and ensure consistent and predictable cash flow.

Financial Forecasting in Microsoft Excel is available for purchase ($44.95 Retail/$39.95 NAHB Member, ISBN 978-0-86718-733-5) at or by calling 800-223-2665. The eBook is available at ($31.99 Retail/$26.99 for NAHB Members).

[Editor’s Note: Editors who are interested in receiving a complimentary copy of Financial Forecasting in Microsoft Excel to review for their publications should contact Patricia Potts at 202-266-8224 or ].