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Preparing To Sell: Analyzing Your Finances

Preparing To Sell: Analyzing Your Finances

Operating businesses are generally valued on a “going concern” basis, meaning that the business will continue to operate for the foreseeable future. When buying a “going concern” business, what you are actually purchasing is a stream of future cash flows earned by the...

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How Well Are You Managing Your Inventory?

How Well Are You Managing Your Inventory?

As a business owner, it is always important to consider the factors that determine the value of your business. One element that can negatively affect your business value is carrying large amounts of excess inventory. Maintaining proper inventory levels for your...

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Due Diligence: Questions to Ask

One of the most important stages of the business purchase process is the due diligence stage. In this stage. it is wise to have your lawyer, accountant, or advisors assist in analyzing all aspects of the business before moving forward with the purchase. Here are some...

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Why Cash Flow Drives Your Business

Why Cash Flow Drives Your Business

Cash flow is a key determinant of business growth. Although you may have a profitable and growing business, the inability to come up with cash has the potential to result in bankruptcy! In fact, cash flow is one of the major causes of failure in small businesses....

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