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Brett Dearing

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How To Protect Profit Margins Heading into a Recession

August 18, 2022   -   As economic indicators continue to reinforce signs of recession, business owners should start thinking vertically about operational processes and procedures. This article outlines how business owners can improve operation efficiency and effectiveness to protect profit margins and revenue growth.

Brett Dearing

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Business Owner Advisory

Is Your Business Sellable?

Many owners run their businesses without an exit plan in mind. Then when the time comes to sell, they find out that the way they’ve been running their company isn’t attractive to prospective buyers or that they will only buy the business at a meaningful discount.

Brett Dearing

Partner

Business Owner Advisory

How to Bring Your Business Value Up Before You Sell

Preparedness planning is an essential tool for any owner interested in selling their business for maximum value. It provides a framework for owners to take control of their exit and it also minimizes perceived risk by a potential buyer that may create a discounted value at sale.

Brett Dearing

Partner

Business Owner Advisory

Hiring the Right Wealth Manager for Your Transaction

The net proceeds from the sale of your business adds another layer of complexity to your financial life. That’s why a wealth advisor is one of the most important people you can have on your transition team.

Brett Dearing

Partner

Business Owner Advisory

Paycheck Protection Program – June 9, 2020

On June 5, the President signed the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Flexibility Act into law. This act addresses many of the issues business owners have encountered with the program.

Brett Dearing

Partner

Business Owner Advisory

Paycheck Protection Program – May 19 Update

The SBA released the PPP Loan Forgiveness Application. In addition to providing step-by-step instructions for calculating your forgiveness amount, the application also clarifies several key items.

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