February 28, 2019
Should I invest in my small business?

I Made Extra Money…Should I Invest in Myself or Invest in My Small Business?

Small businesses are a driving force in American Society. With more than half of Americans either owning or working for a small business, it makes sense to celebrate those hard-working entrepreneurs hoping to make a difference. As a small business owner myself, I understand the struggle so many face, and I’d like to offer this small piece of advice to my fellow go-getters. If you make extra money this year, instead of investing more money in your business, invest it in yourself first. Let “slow money” be your greatest resource when it’s time to wind things down. Let me explain.
February 14, 2019
peer to peer lending

Peer to Peer Lending: An Alternative Source for Loans

Being a business owner often means needing capital, and sometimes you just don’t have the extra money you need. There are times you will want to turn to a traditional financial institution (i.e. a bank or credit union) for help, and there are times that may not be your best option. That’s where peer to peer lending (P2P) could come in. This alternative lending practice has been around for years but has risen in popularity over the last few. However, is it right for you and your business?
February 12, 2019

Business Owners Lose Objectivity About the Value of Their Businesses

If you’ve owned a business for any period of time, you have lost objectivity in your business. Yes, I just said that. In fact, I boldly placed that sentence at the beginning of this article. I could have asked, “Have you lost objectivity in your business?”. Sure, I could have. But I know better. Truth be told, I’m not aware of any business owners who haven’t lost objectivity about their business, especially about how valuable their businesses are. Therefore, I declare that you’ve lost objectivity in your business and about your business. In fact, I, too, have lost objectivity.
July 26, 2018
Turning Your Side Hustle Into Your Full-time Job

6 Goals Needed for Turning Your Side Hustle Into Your Full-time Job

You have been doing some work outside the office, and you really enjoy it. So much so that it has you are wondering if it can become more than just the source of a little extra spending money. But what is required to turn your side hustle into your full-time job? We will look at goals that could lead you to the career you’ve always dreamed.
July 12, 2018
bank won't lend you money for a dental practice

Thinking of Buying a Dental Practice? Why the Bank Won’t Loan You The Money

Many entrepreneurs need funding to start a business or grow their business and these folks often turn to banks for financing. Many times, however, the bank will reject your application. Yes, completing a loan application for your company is just one step in the process of acquiring money for a dental practice. However, actually securing the financing may take more work than you realize.
July 6, 2018
comprehensive wealth strategy is like playing chess

Using a Comprehensive Wealth Strategy to Financial Goals

I typically start my day by reading emails. I generally have tons of emails from companies wanting me to sell their products to my clients. I receive emails from Real Estate Investment Trusts, Cash Value Life Insurance companies, ETF’s, Stocks and mutual funds. I even get emails trying to get me to push individual stocks and annuities! These sales pitches just aggravate me. Let me explain why. RANT WARNING!!!!