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Financial Planning Basics for Entrepreneurs Part 3: Paying Estimated Taxes

Financial Planning Basics for Entrepreneurs Part 3: Paying Estimated Taxes

This blog article is part three of a three-part series: Financial Planning Basics for Entrepreneurs. Part three focuses on paying estimated taxes. No matter what type of business owner you are—from freelancer to franchise owner—understanding the basics of financial planning can help you overcome the various obstacles you’ll face along your path to financial freedom. …

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Financial Planning Basics for Entrepreneurs Part 2: Tax Planning

Tax Planning for Entrepreneurs

This blog article is part two of a three-part series: Financial Planning Basics for Entrepreneurs. Part two focuses on tax planning for entrepreneurs. No matter what type of business owner you are—from freelancer to franchise owner—understanding the basics of financial planning can help you overcome the various obstacles you’ll face along your path to financial …

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Financial Planning Basics for Entrepreneurs Part 1: Cash Flow Planning

Cash Flow Planning for Entrepreneurs

This blog article is part one of a three-part series: Financial Planning Basics for Entrepreneurs. Part one focuses on cash flow planning for entrepreneurs. No matter what type of business owner you are—from freelancer to franchise owner—understanding the basics of financial planning can help you overcome the various obstacles you’ll face along your path to …

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Liquidity & Diversification Strategies for Entrepreneurs

Liquidity & Diversification Strategies for Entrepreneurs

Many successful entrepreneurs fund their small businesses with personal capital. It’s also common to reinvest earnings to support growth. If you’ve taken this approach in your own privately-held business, it’s likely because you anticipate a future payoff. For instance, funding your eventual retirement by selling your share. And while there’s nothing inherently wrong with this …

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6 Times Entrepreneurs Need a Financial Advisor

6 Times Entrepreneurs Need a Financial Advisor

Ask any successful business owner the key to success, and he or she will likely tell you that you can’t do it alone. As entrepreneurs, we know we can’t possibly do everything ourselves. So, we delegate, outsource, or invest in resources that will help us reach our goals more effectively.  But this mindset doesn’t always …

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The Entrepreneur’s Roadmap to Retirement Part 1: Make Saving a Priority

The Entrepreneur’s Roadmap to Retirement Part 1: Make Saving a Priority

As an entrepreneur, you likely have a vision for your business. However, you may not have thought about your end goal. In other words, do you want to eventually exit your business and retire? If your answer is yes—or even maybe—you’ll want to ensure you’re financially prepared for your transition from business owner to retiree. …

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Fact-Checking Financial Advice: 4 Steps For Separating Fact From Fiction

Fact-Checking Financial Advice

In my last few blog posts, I’ve focused on the importance of developing a healthy sense of awareness and skepticism when it comes to the forces that influence our financial decisions—mainly, the media and our emotions. Still, making good decisions also requires the right mix of education and advice. So, how do you know which …

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The Benefit Of The Doubt: How Healthy Skepticism Can Help You Make Better Financial Decisions

how to make better financial decisions

This article is part one of a four-part blog series about training yourself to make better financial decisions. Financial pundits and newscasters delivering so-called information have never been more prolific. Not to mention, continual advances in technology make it possible for us to access financial headlines, news, and opinions any time of day or night. …

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