Opening a New Location? Follow These Three Steps First.

Opening a new business location is an exciting venture. It also comes with inherent risks. A new site can increase profits and brand exposure, but it also opens up possibilities for failure. Rushing into expansion and opening a new location can do more harm than good if proper preparations are not made. Increase your chances [...]

How to Scale Your Business for Sustainable Success

Business growth is a dream that sparkles in the eyes of many small business owners. But bigger is only better when your business operations are scalable. Significant growth without proper planning usually comes with extra costs and more work that could leave you and your business vulnerable and unprepared for the challenges of success. If [...]

2018-07-29T21:06:12-07:00July 29th, 2018|Acquisitions, Business, Financial, Taxes|

How to Achieve Sustainable Business Growth

You’ve put in the time to get your business off the ground and now you’re up and running. You have a product or service that’s selling well, team support to keep everyone happy and a proven income model. Congratulations! You’ve overcome the biggest obstacle to business sustainability. Surviving the startup phase is often the toughest [...]

How Your Legal and Financial Decisions Can Impact Your Marketing for the Better (or the Worse) In the Eyes of Your Prospective Customers and Clients

Running a small business often means you play a jack-of-all-trades. Whether it’s drafting client contracts or taking inventory, it’s likely you have a hand in all aspects of your business. Marketing is no exception. And knowing how to create an efficient marketing plan for your business can be difficult, especially when you might not be [...]

2018-07-29T21:09:44-07:00June 29th, 2018|Acquisitions, Business, Financial, Real Estate, Taxes|

Hiring? Great! Here’s How to Get Started with Your First Employee

Up until now, you alone have been running your small business. Now you need help. The moment when a small business owner decides to hire his or her first employee is one of triumph. Conversely, knowing how to start the hiring process can be a moment of confusion. If you’re ready to hire your first [...]

2018-07-29T21:09:19-07:00June 29th, 2018|Business, Financial, Taxes|

How to Protect Real Estate Assets

If you own real estate, chances are you have purchased insurance to protect your assets against damage or loss. But have you taken the necessary steps to protect your assets against lawsuits or probate? If you own rental properties, there is likely a nagging fear in the back of your mind about being sued by [...]

2018-07-29T20:27:24-07:00February 25th, 2018|Business, Family, Financial, Real Estate, Taxes|

The Top 4 Mistakes to Avoid When Selling Your Business

While starting and building a successful business is immensely challenging, selling one can be almost as difficult. Many business owners are surprised by just how time consuming and laborious the sales process is. Fortunately, tons of time and effort can be saved simply by avoiding these four common pitfalls: 1. Insufficient Preparation You certainly wouldn’t [...]

2018-07-29T21:19:16-07:00February 25th, 2018|Acquisitions, Business, Financial, Taxes|

What Will the New Tax Law Mean for Your Business?

On December 22, 2017, President Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act bill into law, and taxpayers are still trying to figure out how it might affect them. This is especially true for business owners, as the most dramatic changes under the law are aimed at how businesses are taxed. We’ve highlighted the [...]

2018-02-08T22:45:51-07:00February 8th, 2018|Business, Financial, Taxes|