Ruth King

Ruth King

Ruth King has over 25 years of experience in the hvacr industry and has worked with contractors, distributors, and manufacturers to help grow their companies and become more profitable. She is president of HVAC Channel TV and holds a Class II (unrestricted) contractors license in Georgia. Ruth has written several books, all of which you can find at Contact Ruth at or call 770.729.0258

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Achieve Freedom with Your Financially Fit Business – Part 1

How to get your field service business financially fit

Originally published Published: 12.01.23 Author By Ruth King

Four “Bewares”

Four warnings that will help you safeguard your business accounts from theft.

Originally published Published: 11.04.23 Author By Ruth King

Do You Have a Signature Stamp?

King warns of the danger of using a signature stamp (in your absence) for checks and online payments.

Originally published Published: 10.01.23 Author By Ruth King

Negative Accounts Receivable or Negative Loan Payments?

Learn the proper accounting for journaling negative accounts receivable on your balance sheets.

Originally published Published: 09.01.23 Author By Ruth King

Don’t Recognize Sales as Revenue

King stresses the important distinction between sales and revenue.

Originally published Published: 08.01.23 Author By Ruth King

Give Employees KPIs to Make Annual Reviews Easier

Using KPIs to streamline and support annual performance reviews and bonuses.

Originally published Published: 07.01.23 Author By Ruth King

Share the Wealth

Long-term HVACR Business financial columnist advises how to determine bonuses and profit sharing for employees. Implementing a bonus structure and profit-sharing plan can help employees understand the costs and profits …

Originally published Published: 06.01.23 Author By Ruth King

Are You Calculating Overhead Correctly?

King shares her formula on how to calculate overhead correctly.

Originally published Published: 05.01.23 Author By Ruth King

Are You Afraid to Fire a Customer?

All contractors want to keep customers, but King explains that sometimes, it costs you less to let some customers go.

Originally published Published: 04.01.23 Author By Ruth King

Don’t Run Out of Money Because You Grew Too Fast

In another article straight from her latest book – King warns of growing too fast without planning fiscally.

Originally published Published: 03.01.23 Author By Ruth King

Do You Have the Mercedes - Benz Syndrome?

Are you investing in your business growth or your lifestyle?

Originally published Published: 02.01.23 Author By Ruth King

Do You Abdicate Financial Responsibility for Your Company?

The financial author explains the rami fications of abdicating financial responsibility for your company

Originally published Published: 01.01.23 Author By Ruth King

Balance Sheet Graphs: Understanding the Liquidity Graphs

Ruth King explains everything you should know about balance sheet graph

Originally published Published: 12.01.22 Author By Ruth King

Are You Making these Balance Sheet Mistakes?

A feature on the importance of keeping accurate balance sheets and how crucial a part they play in a successful business.

Originally published Published: 11.01.22 Author By Ruth King

A Better Way to Look at Gross Margins

What is the gross margin and why is it important to graph changes monthly?

Originally published Published: 10.07.22 Author By Ruth King