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Owning a Business

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Growing your business/ ag operation?

Here are some things to consider.

Blueprint for small business success

Small businesses are crucial to every region’s economy. Often, they are started by people who followed their passion, drafted a plan and went to work - hard.

Who is your next leader?

At this stage, the owner is planning to or has decided to exit the business.

The pros and cons of incorporating

Watching a small business grow from the start up is one of the most satisfying accomplishments for any entrepreneur.

Take steps toward a beneficial business partnership

After years of careful planning, you and a friend decide to start a business. You dream of success, but you're also aware of the realities involved in such a venture.
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Does your business fit into your retirement plans?

Many business owners face the possibility that the sale of their business may not generate a large enough nest egg for a secure, comfortable retirement.
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Creating a business plan (and 3 things you should consider)

A well-written business plan can be very helpful to you on many levels. It allows you to accurately determine the amount of money you'll need to start your venture and when you'll need it.

Three key advisors important to the success of your business and how to choose them

It is very important all three of your advisors know each other and discuss your plans to ensure they are all working towards the common goal: helping your business to succeed.
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How to manage and increase your cash flow

Having a positive cash flow simply means having more money coming in than going out.
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4 situations where a buy/ sell agreement is useful

We understand that running a business or ag operation takes a lot of time and energy – but, on the other hand, it can also be very rewarding.
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Attracting Key People

Attracting key people is important to the success and health of your business. You will need a plan whether you are looking to hire or retain key employees.
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Increase assets

As business increases, you generally need more equipment/ assets to keep up with the expansion.
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