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September 13, 2019

The greatest advantage in buying an existing business is a financial track record you can take to the bank. Startups can be exciting, but they have their own set of financial risks.

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September 6, 2019

The process for valuing a large business versus a small business has night and day differences. Don't make the mistake of thinking they are the same.

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August 30, 2019

There are many options for financing the acquisition of an existing business. Educating yourself on all the options will be worth your time.

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August 23, 2019

For a buyer the question of the amount being paid is not about the amount of money so much as it is the opportunity being acquired.

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August 16, 2019

Buying a business can be like a relay race. Part of the success is in the smooth hand off of the baton.

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August 9, 2019

One very good reason to buy a business instead of starting one is that it is usually easier to borrow money to buy an existing business that has positive cash flow.

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August 2, 2019

Having success in buying a business is less about timing than doing it right. But some times are better than others, and 2019 is a great time for buying.

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July 25, 2019

Experience can be your worst teacher, unless it's somebody else's. There are many examples of what hasn't worked in buying a business that are worth observing.

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July 19, 2019

It's a good idea to list the pros and cons of buying a business versus starting a business. It will help you evaluate your tolerance for risk

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July 12, 2019

The seller's finish line is the buyer's starting line. Once you buy a business, the real strategy and work begin. It's important to have a plan.

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