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    Cash Management Techniques to Pay Bills

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    Among the cash management techniques used by most businesses are those that slow down their bill payments. A good example for this is "Cash Rebates" offered on household items like computers and other electronics.

    1. Are these practices sound business decisions? Are they ethical? Explain.

    2. What percentage of the rebates offered are actually paid?

    Select a business you are familiar with and explain whether you would recommend this business use cash rebates.

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    Among the cash management techniques used by most businesses are those that slow down their bill payments. A good example for this is "Cash Rebates" offered on household items like computers and other electronics.

    Overview on Cash Management
    The following are the reasons for holding cash:

    Transaction Motive for Holding Cash
    A firm needs cash to make payments for acquisition of resources and services for the running the business.
    Precautionary Motive for Holding Cash
    A firm keeps additional funds to meet any emergency situation.
    Speculative Motive for Holding Cash
    Some firms may also maintain cash for taking advantages of speculative changes in prices of input and output.

    Objective of Cash Management
    Optimum Balance of Cash
    A firm should hold an optimum balance of ...

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    The solution looks at cash management techniques used by most businesses to pay bills. The ethics of these techniques are analyzed.

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