Category Archives: Buying or Selling a Business

A discussion of the issues involved in buying or selling a business by William Bruce, president of the American Business Brokers Association.

Be Careful with Via Airlines!

Be forewarned before making a flight reservation with Via Airlines. Continue reading

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My Thoughts on the Democratic Presidential Field for 2020

I’ve been a Republican since Barry Goldwater, which will give you a hint of how old I am.  But party loyalty aside and by chance, I happened upon the CNN Democratic Candidates Town Hall last night.  These are my thoughts on the five candidates on the program. Continue reading

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When Buying or Selling a Business, What are Differences in an Asset and Stock Sale?

The differences in buying or selling a privately held business as an asset versus a corporate stock sale can be critical. We discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each. Continue reading

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Considering Buying a Business of Your Own? Here’s a List of the Most Frequently Asked Questions and Responses by William Bruce.

The most frequently asked question by individuals who are considering buying a business and answers by William Bruce, President, American Business Brokers Association. Continue reading

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Small Businesses Selling for Record Prices

Strong small business earnings are being reflected in record prices for business ownership transfers. Continue reading

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Small Business Optimism Reaches All Time High

The Small Business Optimism Index soared in August to a new record in the survey’s 45-year history.  According to the National Federation of Independent Businesses, the record-breaking figure is driven by the changes in the nation’s economic policies. Continue reading

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Small Business Earnings and Confidence Are Setting Records. How Long Can It Last?

Earnings and confidence levels in the small business economy are in record territory. How long can it last? Continue reading

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