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3 Top Challenges Female Entrepreneurs Face When Starting a Small Business
Inherent biases make it harder for women to get funding than men, and many women start later in life and juggle family commitments.
Succession Plans for Farmers (Whether Your Kids Want the Farm or Not)
small business Legacy planning for farmers comes with some interesting challenges and opportunities.
By Brian Evans, CPA, PFS • Published
Buckle Up: What the Inflation Reduction Act Means for Your Small Business
small business Your cost of doing business could be going up for two main reasons. Prepare now with these five tips.
By Bruce Willey, JD, CPA • Published
Selling Your Construction Business to Employees or Family? Here Are 5 Tips for Success!
small business Even though you’ve already identified a great buyer for your business – and it’s someone you know and trust – you still have some work to do to make this transition go smoothly.
By Christopher C. Giambrone, CFP®, AIF® • Published
3 Ways to Increase the Enterprise Value of Your Family Business
small business When you’re wrapped up in the day-to-day challenge of running a business, you can easily overlook some big-picture opportunities to boost your bottom line. Here are three factors to focus on today.
By Dennis D. Coughlin, CFP, AIF • Published
Audit-Proof Your Small Business
small business Eight tips for keeping your business expenses and record-keeping organized.
By Andrew Gillund, CPA, MBT • Published
How to Control Your Business Exit
small business Many business owners reach retirement age only to find they don’t have a viable exit plan. Avoid falling into that trap by getting your company ready for sale now.
By Stephen B. Dunbar III, JD, CLU • Published
Economic Pain at a Food Pantry
personal finance The manager of this Boston-area nonprofit has had to scramble to find affordable food.
By Emma Patch • Published
The Golden Age of Cinema Endures
small business About as old as talkies, the Music Box Theater has had to find new ways to attract movie lovers.
By Emma Patch • Published
2 Strategies to Reduce Taxes from the Sale of Your Business
small business Long before you sell your business is the right time to explore ways to protect your proceeds from harsh taxation. Two possible strategies: the Qualified Small Business stock exclusion and a non-grantor trust.
By Timothy Barrett, Trust Counsel • Published