November 9, 2018
investing to beat the stock market

Will I Beat the Stock Market if I Sell My Stocks Now?

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you most likely know the stock market is looking like a roller coaster at Six Flags, with not one, but two major market corrections this year. However, before you sell everything and jump ship, you need to know the numbers—the REAL numbers, and remember you cannot beat the stock market. 
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. 
November 6, 2018
Tax Tip Tuesday Financial Blog Post

QBI Tax Deduction Offers New Savings for Small Business Owners

If your small business operates as a sole proprietor or through partnerships, S corporations, trusts, and estates, the new Qualified Business Income (QBI) deduction could mean you can now deduct up to 20% of specific types of business income. Thanks to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the QBI deduction may also be claimed on certain dividends. Eligible business owners, those whose 2018 taxable incomes fall below $315,000 for joint returns and $157,500 for other taxpayers, need to know a few things in order to use this deduction.
November 2, 2018
Online Marketing 101 Attracting People to Your Small Business Digitally

Attract People to Your Small Business Digitally: Online Marketing 101 – Article #21

Consumers are searching for solutions to their problems. Twenty years ago or so, they’d research products or services at brick-and-mortar retail stores. Or, they’d search for business contact information in a phone book. Now, with the Internet and its 24-7 availability, consumers are going online first to find information about products and services they need. Therefore, having a good website that clearly communicates who you are, what you can do for consumers, and how customers can reach you is vital for developing brand equity. Yet, simply building and having a website isn’t enough. Just because you put a website online doesn’t mean you’ll be found. You have to use online marketing to bring people to your business.