The Money Files

A blog that looks at all aspects of project and program finances from budgets and accounting to getting a pay rise and managing contracts.

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The Different Types of Project Resources [Video]

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The Different Types of Project Resources [Video]

Categories: resources, video

In this video I talk about the different types of project resources that you'll encounter on your project. 'Resources' isn't just an unfriendly way to talk about people!
Posted on: April 26, 2017 11:59 PM | Permalink | Comments (1)

3 Reasons Why Your Project Budget is Overspent (and what you can do about it)

Categories: budget, video

In this video I look at 3 common reasons for going over budget, and point out some quick things you can do to put them right.

Posted on: March 16, 2017 08:59 AM | Permalink | Comments (8)

4 Tools for Project Cost Control (and where to use them in the project life cycle) - Video

Categories: cost management, video

Posted on: February 17, 2017 12:59 PM | Permalink | Comments (3)

5 Quick Estimating Tips [Video]

Categories: estimating, video

Here are 5 quick tips to help you with project estimating.

For a more in-depth look at some of these points, check out this article on project estimating.

Posted on: January 08, 2017 11:59 PM | Permalink | Comments (2)

5 Costs That Could Cost Your Project [Video]

Categories: cost management, video

In this video I look at 5 costs that you might not immediately think of but that could have a drastic impact on the profitability of your project.


Posted on: December 11, 2016 11:59 PM | Permalink | Comments (2)

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