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Due Diligence is Equally Important for a Seller

Due Diligence - most likely you have come across this term in the process of preparing your business to be on the market. It is the process by which a buyer conducts an investigation related to financial, legal, operat...

Due Diligence is Crucial When Buying A Business

Due Diligence is crucial when buying a business, its the most important step of the deal process. Due to its significance, it can be long and intensive with the purchase typically conditional upon this step. It is critic...

Ready to Buy a Business? Outline Your Goals

A key advantage of buying a business rather than starting one from scratch is that an acquisition allows you to avoid the expenses and risks associated with a startup. But, how does one find the right business? There a...

SBA Loans: The Basics

Youre in a sitch - you need a loan to help pay for new equipment, refinance old debt, or to acquire a business. Chances are, very few of us have thousands, if not hundreds of thousands lying around ready to be spent on t...

The Rise of Female Business Owners

It is no secret that there have been several positive movements regarding women in the workplace over the past few decades. In the year 1960, only one in five women held paid jobs, and those that did were paid 60% of the...

Buying a Distressed Business

On occasion, failing businesses can offer ideal opportunities for interested buyers. While its important to pay attention to red flags, its important to consider that one sellers distressed business may be a hidden gem...

The Risk of Owner Dependence and How to Reduce It

Most people don't like to dwell on it, but the truth is, nobody can run their business forever. Situations where the owner is "essential" or "integral" to the business (to which with their departure, the business could...

You've Bought a Business, What Comes Next?

Youre the new owner of a recently purchased business - congrats! Be advised that the fun isnt over yet. One of the most critical phases in purchasing a business comes shortly after closing the deal. Done right, the tra...


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