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Cash management

Definition:

Refers to the efficient management of cash in a business in order to put the cash to work more quickly and to keep the cash in applications that produce income, such as the use of lock boxes for payments.

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Revenue Anticipation Note (RAN)

A short-term municipal debt issue that will be repaid with anticipated revenues, such as sales taxes, from the project.

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