Archive for March, 2016
How many businesses have you started? How many businesses have you sold? If you are an investor who has bought, started, and sold many businesses, you likely understand the process of determining the value of any company.
Approximately 543,000 new businesses are opened every month. In contrast, just as many employer businesses shut down than start up each month. As all of these business opening and closing transactions take place, someone has to determine the value of these companies. Business valuations are determined by one of three approaches:
- valuation market approach
- income valuation approach
- cost evaluation approach
Valuation Market Approach Is Not Always an Absolute Number
Many factors go into determining the value of a company, b
If you are considering buying or selling your home this is a big financial decision. Minimizing your costs should be your number one priority in order to maximum the potential. Real estate can be a complicated process and although there are risks involved, it can be a worth while investment. Whether you are selling commercial real estate or residential, there are a few things that you should be aware of.
A real estate agent or broker is typically used by most homeowners when selling their home or business. Real estate management companies usually work on commission their agents only get paid once the place has sold. Because of this, an agent will work very hard to make the sale.
Let’s say you are looking to start your own business. There’s no better feeling than being in business for yourself as a young, successful entrepreneur. It’s not as simple as nailing some planks together and writing “Lemonade Stand” on it. You have to deal with the bureaucracy of licensing, making sure to have proper capital to sustain yourself, and, most importantly, that there is an actual demand for your business in whichever market you choose.
Perhaps you realize that your local market is missing an iteration of a popular franchise. Perhaps there’s a call for an arts and crafts store, hobby shop or some other specialty store. Regardless of what your business is, you need to make sure that people will buy whatever it is you are selling; be it a product or service. There are
Credit cards are everywhere: the average American adult has at least three credit cards, and owes more than $15,000 in total. There are actually more than 1.5 billion cards in circulation around the world; if they were laid end-to-end, they would circle the entire globe more than three times. Sometimes it can seem like working and paying bills is a never ending cycle: as wages increase, so does the overall cost of living.
When people discuss the lottery, they always mention how unlikely it is that anyone will actually win. Some of the largest jackpots in lottery history have been paid out in the last several years, and more than $750 million goes unclaimed every single year. Wondering what to do when you win