175 episodes

The Boosting Your Financial IQ podcast deconstructs accounting and financial concepts to provide listeners with a holistic understanding of how money works and how to create more value. The host, Steve Coughran, brings his wealth of experience working as a business owner, management consultant, and CFO to share examples, stories, and analogies that deepen business acumen and build skills related to financial literacy. Boosting Your Financial IQ centers in on financial and accounting topics that will empower you to identify value drivers and boost financial performance. Whether you are new to finance or a seasoned professional, this fresh podcast will equip you with real-life financial knowledge that will enable you to speak the language of money. Visit www.byfiq.com to learn more.

Boosting Your Financial IQ Strategy and Finance

    • Business
    • 4.8 • 16 Ratings

The Boosting Your Financial IQ podcast deconstructs accounting and financial concepts to provide listeners with a holistic understanding of how money works and how to create more value. The host, Steve Coughran, brings his wealth of experience working as a business owner, management consultant, and CFO to share examples, stories, and analogies that deepen business acumen and build skills related to financial literacy. Boosting Your Financial IQ centers in on financial and accounting topics that will empower you to identify value drivers and boost financial performance. Whether you are new to finance or a seasoned professional, this fresh podcast will equip you with real-life financial knowledge that will enable you to speak the language of money. Visit www.byfiq.com to learn more.

    124: The 5 Most Important Finance Skills You Double Down On

    124: The 5 Most Important Finance Skills You Double Down On

    In this episode of Boosting Your Financial IQ, I delve into the five essential finance skills you need to become a value creator in any business. Drawing from my extensive career as a CEO, CFO, and investor, I share practical insights into understanding the fundamentals of finance, analyzing financial statements, forecasting, valuing companies, and strategic thinking. These skills, which transcend any background, are crucial for driving profitability and growth. Join me as I break down ...

    • 11 min
    123: 6 Key Financial Concepts You Should Master

    123: 6 Key Financial Concepts You Should Master

    In this week’s episode of "Boosting Your Financial IQ," I explore critical financial concepts you need to know and understand. While there are countless financial metrics and theories, today, I’m cutting through the noise to focus on the six key concepts essential for maximizing free cash flow and, consequently, company value.Join me as I break down:Net Operating Profit After Tax (NOPAT) - I’ll help you understand the true economic performance of your business by focusing on core operations a...

    • 11 min
    122: Don't Make This Mistake with Your Financial Literacy

    122: Don't Make This Mistake with Your Financial Literacy

    Are you entrusting your financial future to someone else without understanding the basics? Learn why this approach can be a critical error and how you can avoid it. In this episode of "Boosting Your Financial IQ," I explore the necessity of financial literacy in business and personal finance. Reflecting on past financial disasters like the 2008 housing crisis, I highlight the dangers of blind trust in financial experts. Just as you wouldn't let a doctor make uninformed decisions about your he...

    • 8 min
    121: How to Read a Statement of Cash Flows Like a CFO

    121: How to Read a Statement of Cash Flows Like a CFO

    Unlock the secrets to mastering cash flow analysis and elevate your financial savvy to the level of a CFO. In this enlightening episode of Boosting Your Financial IQ, I dive deep into the critical importance of cash flow for any business, revealing why even profitable companies can face bankruptcy without proper cash management. I'll unpack the structure of the statement of cash flows, providing you with the tools to interpret cash inflows and outflows strategically. You will gain a clear und...

    • 18 min
    120: How to Read a Balance Sheet Like A CFO

    120: How to Read a Balance Sheet Like A CFO

    Join me on this enlightening episode, where I dive into the cornerstone of financial analysis: the balance sheet. As a CFO with years of experience navigating financial landscapes, I am taking you on a guided tour through the intricate world of financial statements.In this episode, I strip away the complexity surrounding balance sheets and reveal the essential insights every business leader should grasp. From deciphering assets and liabilities to understanding shareholder equity, I am breakin...

    • 19 min
    119: How to Read An Income Statement Like a CFO

    119: How to Read An Income Statement Like a CFO

    Ever wished you could interpret your company's income statement like a seasoned CFO? Unlock the secrets of financial literacy in my latest episode, where I break down the income statement into its core elements—revenue, expenses, and profits. Just as fluency in a new language opens doors to a new culture, mastering financial statements empowers you to make informed decisions that drive business value. I'll guide you through effective categorization of income streams and explain why it's cruci...

    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

tdl1000 ,

Doctor working on financial literacy

I am a partner in a physician group and am trying expand my understanding of finance and accounting to help run our practice better. The podcasts on financial statements were outstanding and I will continue to work through the other episodes.

ace4211 ,

Really Enjoy

I enjoy your explanations and breakdown of accounting. I would love to hear you explain variances.

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