Our “Business Transition in Focus” newsletter offers a look at some of the real-life challenges faced by business owners as they implement their succession plans. Our “Wealth Planning Flash Report” focuses on a single topic that can have a significant impact on your wealth planning strategy in each issue. Read sample issues and subscribe below.
Business Transition In Focus
Maintaining Control, Minimizing Risk, and Rewarding Your Best Employees
For many small-to-mid-market business owners, there are few things more important than maintaining control of the company, minimizing risks for the company, and rewarding the employees that make the company successful. Read More
A Planning Process for Future Success
Building a successful business likely took you years of deliberate planning. From your initial business plan to now, you’ve built something worth protecting and worthy of pride. When many owners reach the peak of their business success, they wonder where they go from there. Read More
2 Self-Made Problems That Can Harm Your Planning
Self-made problems are much more difficult for owners to solve, mostly because they don’t see the problems as problems at all. Let’s look at two of the more Let’s look at two of the more can be. Read More
What You May Get Wrong About Business Valuations
Business valuations are important to successful planning. They tell you what your business is worth to a potential buyer. Though business valuations seem simple on the surface, even the smartest and most successful business owners can misinterpret their importance. Read More
Wealth Planning Flash Report
The Four Types of Financial Advisors – which one should you work with?
Here’s a look at four different types of advisors you are likely to encounter and how they stack up against each other in some key areas. Armed with this information, you should be able to better assess which type is best suited for you.
The old saying “Shirtsleeves to shirtsleeves in three generations” means family wealth that’s built by the first generation is eroded or even destroyed by the third generation, which squanders the assets it inherits through reckless spending, poor investment decisions and other mistakes.
When people are confronted with adversity, opportunity or both, they often react quickly—with the intention of dealing with the situation rapidly and moving forward. Trouble is, rapid action can often result in adverse outcomes.