Below are the winners of the 3rd Quarter Awards. We commend all of our Business Brokers, Office Owners and support staff on an outstanding quarter.
We are so fortunate to have a team with the desire and dedication for achieving success. We would like to congratulate you all on a job well done and we wish ... Read More>>
We often get the question from those wishing to become a business broker: Do I need to have a license? And the answer is yes and no. First, there is no such thing as a "Business Broker License". However many States and Provinces do require a real estate license to facilitate the selling of a business. Below is a lis ... Read More>>
From a lack
of preparation to proceeding without the help of a business broker, these are
some of the most common mistakes made by sellers.
Selling a business for a satisfactory return and within your preferred
timescale can be a challenging prospect. Attracting buyers requires
a focused approach, careful groundwork a ... Read More>>
All business brokers need a back-office
function to deliver whatever the business needs at any particular time. This means
that some business people invest in more capacity than they actually need, so
that their firm is not overrun at peak times.
However, working efficiently means
cutting away excess resource so that th ... Read More>>
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>>
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