After two years of improvisation and unexpected challenges, many businesses are ready to look forward. Whether applying lessons learned or seizing new opportunities, owners are seeking capital to help them start their next chapters. For many small businesses, a loan from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) may help them make the shift from “surviving”…
A business sale is the end of one chapter of a business and the start of a new owner’s journey. Owners should plan for succession before it becomes a matter of urgency. By working with seasoned business advisors, they can avoid many common pitfalls and hiccups.
Your banking relationship is one of the key professional partnerships for your business. Your banking partner is responsible not just for protecting and managing your assets, but also helps arrange financing to leverage your strategic plan and provides you with insights that come from working with a wide range of businesses.
Debt is an important and sometimes misunderstood part of a business’s balance sheet. Owners may mistakenly assume all debt is bad and should be avoided. The truth is more complex.
The state of public health and the economy over the past year and a half led large numbers of people to turn to charities for help. These same forces created both challenges and opportunities for business owners and high net worth families, many of whom have reevaluated what they want their legacy to be.
Business fraud is as old as business, but it’s constantly evolving and taking new forms. Especially over the past year and a half, with many workers first shifting to their homes and now returning to the office, security gaps and changes in behavior have emerged that fraudsters are able to turn to their advantage.