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Risk scares a group of business buyers.

Too Much Risk: The Parts of Your Business That Will Scare Off Potential Buyers

Many prospective business buyers are risk-averse. They’re quick to spot the threats, red flags, and uncertainties that could impact a …

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A business owner standing in front of her business thinks about selling it on her own, without relying on a broker.

When You Can Sell Your Business Without a Broker—and When You Really Shouldn’t

Selling your business alone is no easy feat, but with the right amount of research and an eager commitment to …

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An accountant sitting at a desk in an office is ready to help an owner sell a business

How to Find an Accountant Who Can Help You to Sell Your Business

An accountant can play an important role in helping you sell your business. They can organize your company’s financials and …

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A business owner sets up a data room

Set Up a Data Room to Sell Your Business

When selling your business, potential buyers will want to view some of your core business documents. Financial, procedure, and personnel …

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A Primer on Buy-Sell Agreements and Buy-Sell Insurance

Are you a co-owner or a partner in a small business? If so, you might consider buy-sell agreements or a …

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A business owner sits at a desk with a computer, thinking about strategies to reduce estate taxes.

Strategies Every Business Owner Should Consider to Reduce Estate Taxes

As your business grows, it's likely you'll start thinking to the future—to the sale of your business and to the …

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