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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...

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...

Top 5 Deal Killers and How to Avoid Them

Its an all too familiar storyline in the deal-making process; after months of hard work, the deal falls apart. For the most part, the cause is solely the fault of the participants, usually the seller, but sometimes exter...

Buying a Business? Here’s How to Stand Out to Any Seller

The good news is that youve found a business that youre interested in purchasing. Congratulations on embarking on this exciting new chapter in your career! The bad news is that it is currently a sellers market and you wi...

The Importance of Customer Service Upon Buying a Business & How to Improve It

Every successful business owner understands that customer service is an essential component to their companys growth and well-being. This is especially important when taking over an existing business. Appealing to an exi...

Entrepreneurship: No Experience Necessary

So youre thinking about becoming an entrepreneur. There are many benefits to owning your own business (such as being your own boss, controlling your brand, creating a legacy, etc.). Every business owner has a different s...

Becoming an Entrepreneur Through Acquisition

If you want to become an entrepreneur but don't know where to start, don't fret - you are not alone. Most people associate being an entrepreneur with starting a business from scratch. Starting from scratch, however, pres...

Want a Better Return Than the Stock Market? Buy a Business

What is the Average Percentage of a Stock Market Return? Depending on the source, the approximate average return of the stock market after inflation (i.e. real return) for the past 75 years has been around 7%. If you fo...


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