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June 21, 2018
day trade stocks

“Should I Invest in Individual Stocks?”

So you want to invest? AWESOME!!  Maybe you have been reading a cool blog like mine or perhaps you had a friend tell you about this wonderful wealth building tool! Regardless, it will not be long before you question if you should buy individual stocks. With the bull market we are currently riding, there are many people that would tell you that it is a good idea. But is it really?
June 13, 2018
What to do with the money after the sale of your business

SOLD! Now, What to Do with The Money After the Sale of Your Business? – Post #37

CONGRATULATIONS, friend! You just sold your business!!! You’ve realized success! Assuming that the statistics from the Exit Planning Institute are true, and 80% of businesses below 50 million dollars in revenue never sell, then you’ve just joined an elite minority of business owners. Way to go! You’ve just done something that few people have ever done. But what do you do now? If you’ve just received a financial windfall, what do you do with the money after the sale of your business?
June 4, 2018
summer job taxes

Do I Have to Pay Taxes at a Summer Job? Tax Tips for Teens

It’s great that you are getting a summer job! But when you’re anticipating getting that first paycheck you might be wondering to yourself “do I have to pay taxes at a summer job?” Even a part-timer like you is expected to pay the US Government their due. Yes, life is not always as Financially Simple as we would like. Here is some helpful info dealing with taxes for specific summer jobs:
May 3, 2018
Financial Games for Kids

9 Financial Games for Kids That Teach Monetary Principles

It is hard to believe one of the most important aspects pertaining to our kids’ future is often overlooked: learning about finances! Since these life-changing concepts are not adequately covered in schools (in my opinion), that job falls on us parents! One great (and fun) way is by playing financial games for kids. These games will expose them to the rules they will encounter during banking and managing money as they grow up. The best part—when playing these money-related games, they can take financial risks without being penalized. The winter break is a great time to snatch one up and get your kids’ financially simple education started!
April 5, 2018
Best Way to Sell Your Business

What’s The Best Way to Sell Your Business? Auction or Private Sale? – Post #27

We’ve been discussing the actual sales process in our Building a Sellable Business series. Once you’ve assembled your team and hired a sales facilitator, you all work together towards the end. You estimate your business’s actual value. It’s now time to choose the best way to sell your business… can you make the most money by selling your company through a public auction or a private sale?
November 16, 2017
Types of Risk in Investment

Finance 101: Ten Types of Risk in Investing

It never fails… when I have new clients coming in, they say they want all of the upside but none of the downside. Basically, they want their investment cake and to eat it too. However, the problem is you can’t invest without taking some risks. You need to understand the types of risk in investing that warrant concern and the types that are best left to the experts to worry about. Let’s discuss the types of investment risk and their causes.