Posted on February 27, 2015
Owning a franchise is a completely different experience than owning your own, independent business. For this segment of “Experts Weigh In,” we asked our franchise experts what they’ve learned about the franchise experience and what they would tell potential franchise owners. Here were our 14 favorite answers:
Posted on November 17, 2014
Voices: Bill Watson, on Exit Planning for Business-Owning Clients
Voices is an occasional column that allows wealth managers to address issues of interest to the advisory community. Bill Watson owns Advanced Business Group in Nashville, which consults with advisers whose clients are selling their businesses. When developing retirement plans for a business owner, advisers typical start by asking what the client expects to get for their company when they sell it. The business is often their most...
Posted on September 16, 2014
Every year, there are millions of small business professionals who attempt to make it work in their own small business ventures. Armed with a great business plan, adequate capital, organization and motivation, many hopeful entrepreneurs assume that this is all that’s needed to achieve success. However, the reality is that building a successful small business isn’t that simple. Read more...
Posted on January 10, 2014
The market for selling a business hasn't been this good in years. It's the perfect time for Baby Boomers to develop a smart exit plan.
Posted on December 16, 2011
Only a couple of weeks left in the year, but still some last second strategies that may help!
Posted on December 13, 2011
Don't let Scammers get the best out of you!
Posted on December 5, 2011
The retail industry overall has been one of the hardest hit during our current economy. Some niche' retail sales have been going strong (see our listing for one of them), however, overall the retail industry has been a good measure of where we are headed as a country. So here is some additional information from Morgan Stanley that may help you smile!
Posted on November 29, 2011
Top stories affecting you today and some economic announcements coming this week!
Posted on November 25, 2011
When is the best time of the year to go to market? This is a question that most business owners have as they think about selling. The answer can depend on many variables including the type of business and seasonal issues; yet for most companies there is a simple answer.
Posted on October 14, 2011
We find that buying, selling, or maximizing a business is not what most people are dreaming about. Their dreams – like yours - are made of the things they want to do when these transactions are completed successfully