March 9, 2021—When you start to think about selling your business and retiring, it’s important for you to know what your company is worth. However, the current market value may be different from what you will need to maintain your desired lifestyle and meet your retirement goals over the long term. In today’s podcast, National Director of Advanced Financial Planning Brad Crockett explores the importance of personal financial planning before you sell your business.
November 19, 2020, GEM 26 — Too often, small business owners fail to plan for the eventual transition of their businesses. However, planning for an inevitable ownership change is simply good business—and it starts years before the enterprise changes hands. Listen now as Director of Business Engagement John Campbell discusses why all business owners, regardless of the company’s size, should prepare for their future transition.
June 2— With a major economic downturn and businesses hit particularly hard from the COVID-19 pandemic, many family business owners are asking: What does this mean for the valuation of closely held businesses that have no readily observable market prices? It stands to reason that the same uncertainties sweeping through the public markets would also impact smaller private companies in even more profound ways, with travel, leisure, and retail businesses being especially hard hit.