When you hear the word “Counterfeit”, most people instantly
think of someone printing money and trying to pass it off as the real
thing. In the franchise world a
Counterfeiter is someone who has taken your registered trademarks and changed
them ever so slightly with the intent to trade off your good ... Read More>>
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Selling your business is never going to be an easy process. It’ll
take longer than you expect, and could be more complicated than you anticipate.
However, if done correctly, it can set you up financially for the
next step in your life – whether that’s retirement, another business venture or
something els ... Read More>>
Duane Merchant, CFP®
How to ARM Your Key Employees for Success
business owners would love to have employees who are as passionate about the
company as they are. It makes sense: The future of a closely-held or family
business depends on how securely its select employees are tied to it. But
creating ... Read More>>
While some prefer to go it alone, small
business owners are increasingly using the services of a coach to help them
streamline their day to day operations.
Efficiency is an essential attribute to
business success but often we forget about the effectiveness
of the entrepreneur themselves.
Being a business owner who has g ... Read More>>
Biz Finance Solutions
Have you felt the impact
of increased regulation on the small business sector? It seems that no matter which business vertical you are
involved in, some government entity wants to make sure you are carrying out
your business activities in a manner compliant with laws and regulations.
Some of these ... Read More>>
Biz Finance Solutions
Since the passage of ERISA
in 1974 (the Employee Retirement Income Security Act), thousands of new
businesses have been financed by retirement funds without penalties or a
taxable distribution. Using their
existing retirement funds held by a former-employer qualified retirement plan
or IRA to fin ... Read More>>
Move over Baby Boomers. The next market business
brokers should be paying attention to is Millennials, whom are defined as being
between ages 18 to 34 in 2015.
There are many
misconceptions about this generation, but in reality, Millennials are the
future business owners of America.
The Power of the Millennial Genera ... Read More>>
Behar Law Group
The fifth employment based visa preference category ("EB-5"), created by Congress in 1990, is available to immigrants seeking to enter the United States in order to invest in a new commercial enterprise that will benefit the US economy and create at least 10 full-time jobs. The EB-5 Program is governed b ... Read More>>
It’s been the mantra of real estate
agents forever, and it still rings true when discussing the relative values of
any sort of residential or commercial property. But, this focus on location is
an even more important factor when that real estate purchase involves starting
or taking over a business.
are three ... Read More>>
Michael Becker, pictured to the left with his wife Carmen Becker, graduated from Wichita State University in 1990 with a Bachelor of Business Administration with an Emphasis in Marketing. He worked as a Credit Manager with Norwest Financial Corporation(now Wells Fargo) for 2 years.
In 1992, Michael started is his own exclusive insurance agency with a Fortune 500 Insurance Company. He was the state agent of the year and won numerous national awards for being in the Top 100 Agents out of 4000 win ... Read More>>
It's awards time! VR's award winners are the champions of our profession. They create a dream and then overcome all barriers to succeed. We are so very proud to announce our red carpet worthy award winners!The VR Awards for the 2nd Quarter of 2015 include Top Producers , Centurion and the Victory Awards. The VR Offices associated with each winner should be very honored to have such hard working and dedicated Intermediaries representing them in the industry!
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