It is often easier to explain difficult financial concepts using videos over words alone. Join us as we try to make your world financially simple.

May 7, 2019
Investing Apps - This Financial Planner's Favorites

3 Investing Apps – This Financial Planner’s Favorites

As a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, I’m always looking for ways to increase the overall net worth of my clients as well as myself. Investing in your retirement accounts is obviously one of the easiest strategies to employ when working toward that goal. Additionally, I’m not really a fan of investing in individual stocks, however, with the various apps available, you can often play a little without ruffling your nest egg too much. Which is why today I’m sharing three investing apps I personally utilize to play (learn) and grow my wealth.
February 26, 2019
how to avoid capital gains tax on a business sale

Client Case Study: How We Avoided Capital Gains Tax on a Business Sale

Did you know that you could sell a business or a highly appreciated asset and not pay a dime in taxes? I know what you are thinking. Yes, it does sound too good to be true. However, this is not one of those cases. It is absolutely possible with a Charitable Remainder Trust. Though it is not for everyone, it can be a great method if you looking for ways to avoid capital gains tax on a business sale.
January 28, 2019
How to Manage a Sales Team

How to Manage a Sales Team Using the T.E.A.M. Approach

You didn’t get where you are as a business owner by yourself. You must allow your teams, like your salespeople, to do what they are good at doing in order to grow your business. But relying on your staff does not mean “set and forget.” You must know how to manage your sales team. When you’re trying to generate leads and make sales, I recommend that you manage them using a system like the T. E. A. M. approach as the starting point to creating your best-in-class sales force.
November 8, 2018
buying a second dental office

Should You Buy A Second Dental Practice? 4 Steps to Take Before You Do

You’re a dentist who owns and manages a successful practice. Your business is profitable, AND it provides you with a suitable and sustainable income. It’s thriving. But perhaps, you’re too busy. Your schedule is so full that you’re considering opening up another dental practice to handle your primary practice’s overflow. Or, you’ve developed an acumen for business over the years and want to invest in an additional dental practice. As you’re analyzing your options, there are certain steps you can take to determine whether or not you’re making a good decision. 
August 16, 2018
how to make a business budget for startups

Five Steps Required to Build a Strong Business Budget for Your Startup

When you set out to become a business owner, I highly doubt you ever thought you’d consider giving up; yet, every day small businesses fail. While I can’t prove this, my personal opinion about why so many businesses collapse has a lot to do with the lack of a certain “B” word I’ve talked about repeatedly here at Financially Simple—budget. Yes, you read that right. I believe one of the greatest failures new small business owners make is failing to build a business budget.
August 9, 2018
picking between different retirement plans for employees

Which Retirement Plan Should You Offer Employees?

As a small business owner, I understand the desire and importance of taking care of your employees. The task of providing for your family and your employees’ families can be daunting. You can do both! However, providing retirement plans for employees requires us to be very cost-conscience. This attention to cost needs to be a driving force when looking at the different plans, but not the only consideration.