Archive for Business Buyer Tips

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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Reasons to Start a Business

Today’s economy is uncertain, and the future is difficult to predict. Many believe that in an increasingly digitized age, machines will gradually take the place of workers, and corporations will continue to look for ways to operate more efficiently. This means likely increases in downsizing and outsourcing, making jobs far less secure. One positive trend…

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What Does It Take to Start Your Own Accounting Firm

Many CPAs start out working for a larger organization or accounting firm. This is a good way to get acclimated to your new profession, because you can learn from those who have been in the business for a while. For many accountants, however, there comes a point when they have gained enough experience working for…

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Questions to Ask When Buying a Business

Becoming a business owner is a major step. If you get into the right business, it could be one of the greatest decisions you ever make. However, the wrong business can produce the opposite effect – leading to misery and most likely an early exit. Before jumping in, it is important to perform your due…

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Starting a Business: How to Qualify for an SBA Loan

For many individuals, owning their own business is the fulfillment of a lifelong dream. But the road to entrepreneurship is full of challenges, and among the biggest is securing the financing. For those who are unable to qualify for traditional loans, a loan backed by the Small Business Administration (SBA) could be a viable option….

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