Posts Categorized: Exit Planning

Transitioning Business Owners Need a Realistic Financial Plan

from Jane Johnson of BTA on Mon, Oct 01, 2018 @ 09:01 PM  As a business owner, no matter what you want your legacy to be after your business transition, you want to ensure that you have enough retirement income. In a recent article, we discuss why it is so important for you to: Take stock of the… Read more »

How Do You Compare As A Business Owner?

Have you ever wondered how you compare as an owner with your peers? The most recent data from The Value Builder System™ presents an interesting look into the current value of privately held businesses. In the study, How an Owner’s Age Impacts Their Attitudes Towards Exit, business owners were profiled in four generational groups, including: Millennials (owner… Read more »

Goodwill and Its Importance to Your Business

What exactly does the term “goodwill” mean when it comes to buying or selling a business? Usually, the term “goodwill” is a reference to all the effort that a seller puts into a business over the years that he or she operates that business. In a sense, goodwill is the difference between an array of… Read more »

Selling a Business in 2019: Three Important Things to Keep in Mind

from Inc.com, credit: Getty Images With profitable businesses fueling the market and an election year on the horizon, 2019 could be a pivotal year. A new year presents a new opportunity to capitalize on your hard work and sell your business. Luckily, rising sale prices for healthy businesses have presented sellers with a good time to take… Read more »

How to Leverage Your Strengths in a Business Exit

When preparing for a large-scale event—such as an extended trip to a foreign country, sending the kids to college, or preparing your business for the future—the planning required can sometimes look too big and unwieldy to pursue. Planning for the future of your business might be one of the largest-scale financial events of your life,… Read more »

Farm Succession Planning

from JDSpra.com (November 16, 2018) A huge number of baby boomers have created or continued successful family-owned farms. As they approach retirement the future of those farms hinges on their ability to successfully transition to a next generation. Less than 30 percent of family farms successfully transfer to a subsequent generation. A clear succession plan… Read more »