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Buying a Business Newsletter - Page 3

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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July 3, 2019

When you buy an existing business with a proven track record you are buying an existing cash flow with proven services to a known market. If you run it at least as well as the seller, it pays for itself.

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June 28, 2019

A message to first-time business buyers: owning a business has risk. You can minimize it, but never eliminate it. If you can't handle risk, don't do it.

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June 21, 2019

Numbers don't lie. Just make sure you are looking at the right numbers. One sign of a well-run business is the condition of its financial documents.

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June 14, 2019

The history of a business is a good, but not the only, predictor of future performance. It's important to look at how an industry as a whole will do in the future.

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