Archive for Business Buyer Tips

Questions to Ask Before Buying a Business

Starting a business can be a life-changing decision. The ability to be your own boss and greatly expand your earning capacity can provide a much higher standard of living for you and your family. For many aspiring entrepreneurs, purchasing an existing business can be a wise choice, because it allows them to bypass the time…

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Common Questions Business Buyers Ask

It goes without saying that business sellers and buyers see things from an entirely different perspective. For you as the seller, your business is your “baby”. You have put in countless hours over the years (and in many cases, decades) building it from scratch, making it a profitable enterprise, and bringing it to a point…

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Should Business Buyers Work With a Broker

Buying a business is one of the most important financial decisions you will ever make. For this reason, it is important to find the right business (based on your passion, skills, and budget) so you are in the best possible position to succeed. Many buyers wonder if they should work with a business broker when…

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Can You Purchase a Business With No Money Down

Millions of aspiring entrepreneurs have a dream of being in business for themselves. In today’s economy, however, it can be difficult to put aside enough money to get started. In general, it is better to buy into an existing business rather than start one from scratch. Here are a few reasons why: Existing businesses have…

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In-Demand Businesses You Can Start

Now is the perfect time to get started working toward your entrepreneurial dream. And today more than ever, there are countless business opportunities designed to fit virtually any skillset and budget. To be successful in your new venture, it is best to get into a business that is in-demand and already has a built-in market….

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Be an Entrepreneur and Start a Business

At the start of every year, we make resolutions to bring about change in our lives. Changing careers is a common resolution. However, it is important to acknowledge an unfortunate reality; in today’s economy, the old way of doing things no longer works for most people. Robert Kiyosaki, author of the well-known Rich Dad, Poor…

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Outlook for CPAs and Accounting Firms in 2017

During the final two months of 2016, the stock market rose exponentially and consumer confidence was the highest it has been in several years. Much of this optimism is believed to be due to the perception that the new Presidential Administration is pro-growth. And if the policies of the incoming administration are successful, this would…

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What New Government Policies Mean for Entrepreneurs

As new government policies start to go into effect in Washington D.C., entrepreneurs need to be aware of what these policies for their businesses. For the past several years, the U.S. has experienced an economic growth rate of (on average) about 2% of GDP (Gross Domestic Product). There are some reasons to believe this growth…

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Tax Advantages of Owning a Small Business

There are numerous reasons to consider becoming an entrepreneur. In today’s uncertain economy, this may be one of the best career paths; because it gives you control over your job and ensures you cannot be “downsized”. Another major advantage of owning your own business is taxes. The prospect of doing your own accounting, making quarterly…

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Legal Steps to Starting Your Own Business

Becoming an entrepreneur is an exciting step. And while many individuals have the drive and passion to go into business for themselves, some do not have a clear idea of all the steps that must be taken to make it happen. Sure, the legal stuff tends to be boring and mundane, but if you ignore…

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