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Budgeting for Emergencies: A guide on stress testing budget reserves

Budgeting for Emergencies: A guide on stress testing budget reserves Each time a community is affected by a natural disaster, it’s a reminder to Budget Managers and their teams that you can never adequately prepare for the financial impact that natural disasters, public emergencies and crises will have on municipal budgets. Although large disasters often …

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4 Features to Look For in a Government Budgeting Solution

4 Features to Look For in a Government Budgeting Solution There’s a number of options on the market to manage your government’s budget that selecting the best solution can get confusing. Spreadsheet budgeting, for example, is one approach that some agencies use although we don’t recommend it due to how limiting spreadsheets are and how …

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Short on staff? Here’s how to free up personnel time for budgeting processes

Short on staff? Here’s how to free up personnel time… Preparing government budgets is a year-round headache that only gets bigger during budgeting season. Budget managers are having to work under more pressure, tighter deadlines, greater needs and fewer personnel especially since the pandemic. In a nutshell, it’s a round the clock time-consuming, hectic, demanding …

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7 Things GovMax Can Do That Spreadsheets Can’t

7 Things GovMax Can Do That Spreadsheets Can’t Spreadsheets are phenomenal financial tools, but they are not databases, which allow information to be easily sorted and grouped for reporting purposes year after year. Traditional government budgeting or let’s say “spreadsheet-based budgeting” is a tedious, painful budgeting process that no public agency should really be using …

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