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Is this a “Bankable” Deal?

I was talking with a business owner who was considering selling their business of 20 years.  The company had served him well, and he had managed to provide a great life for himself and his family. The challenging part was he was stuck trying to figure out the value of the company he worked so…

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Are you ready to compete with Amazon?

Just when things seem to be settling down, Amazon enters the housing market.  If you’re not prepared to meet Amazon head on, then they will, as they have with the retail marketplace, set a brand-new way of doing business and price schedule! We all have, and do use Amazon with great satisfaction.  However, now they…

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Avoid a disastrous acquisition by following these 5 steps

Due diligence, along with some outside perspective, can help you make sure excitement isn’t clouding your judgment. So take these five steps to review key parts of the financial statements before your acquisition. Ahead of a big acquisition, most executives would agree that it’s important to scour the books for any signs of concern. The…

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