Challenges of Property Appraisals

Challenges of Property Appraisals in the Water and Wastewater Industry

Accurate coverage begins with proper recording and data. However, in the water and wastewater industry, there can be a few challenges with property appraisals.  You can find a full breakdown of this information in our recent contribution…
capital asset records for your university

Capital Asset Records for Your University

Are inaccurate capital asset records costing your university time and money?  Capital assets typically represent one of the largest line items in a university’s balance sheet. Accurate fixed asset records can yield measurable increases…
capital asset management partner

What to Look for in a Capital Asset Management Partner

When it comes to your capital asset management, you need not only the best services around, but also high-quality expertise you can trust. From external audit requirements to financial reporting and the control of fixed assets, you should trust…
to capitalize or not to

To Capitalize or Not to…

The decision to capitalize a purchase rather than expense it is seemingly straightforward. Does the acquisition cost more than your capitalization threshold? Will it provide benefits for more than one accounting period (useful life more than…
asset management reports

Types of Fixed Asset Management Reports and How to Utilize Them

An accurate fixed asset management program relies heavily on accurate data and precise reporting. The best way to use this data is by providing valuable insights into asset utilization. Below you’ll find a few examples of fixed asset management…
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Your Insurance Appraisal Program Checklist

As a pool administrator or manager, it’s likely that you’ve run into efficiency and organizational issues when it comes to your insurance appraisal program. We’ve created a checklist to help you properly prepare. When you engage HCA, we…
spreadsheets for asset management

The Risks of Using Spreadsheets for Fixed Asset Management

“Do-it-yourself” asset management using just a spreadsheet—sounds easy enough, doesn’t it? While it may be tempting, there are many risks of using spreadsheets for asset management. Here are some of the largest: A spreadsheet is prone…
Risk Pools

Appraisal Issues to Consider

A risk pool administrator’s dream: quality property data and accurate valuations.  You have a lot on your shoulders and need confidence in accurate data and values as you prepare for renewals. But with so much information out there and…