Small Business Sales Slow Slightly as Tariffs, 2020 Election Foster Uncertainty

Selling a Business

From: BizBuySell A total of 2,454 small businesses were reported sold in the third quarter of 2019, an 8.6% decline compared to the same period last year according to the BizBuySell Insight Report, a nationally recognized economic indicator that aggregates statistics from business-for-sale transactions reported by participating business brokers nationwide. This […]

Myths and truths about business valuation

Most people are surprised to learn that a business can have different values based on the purpose of valuation.

By Alina Niculita  – Morones Analytics Jul 12, 2019 While most people understand real estate appraisal, the same cannot be said about business appraisal or business valuation. Real estate appraisal makes sense because it puts a price on houses and commercial properties, which are tangible assets and can be easily accepted as […]

USCIS has released the third quarter EB-5 Data for fiscal year 2019. T

EB-5 Visa

By Clare Lithgow The data for the I-526 Petitions by Entrepreneurs as well as the I-829 Petition by Entrepreneur to Remove Conditions on Permanent Resident Status reveal slower processing times in FY 2019. Here’s the data, a few possible reasons for the slowdown, and what, as an investor, you can do […]

Show me the money!! 6 Ways to Finance Your Business.

Fancaning is Knowing where to and who to ask for the money

Here’s a quick review of the most popular ways businesses get financed: Savings The first and most obvious option is to look at your (non-retirement) savings. If you have mutual funds and other liquid investments, you can liquidate (taxes will be incurred) and apply towards your franchise. Many people feel more secure investing in […]

Payroll Terminology Every Employer (and Employee) Should Know

This article is by Charlette Beasley on June 13, 2019 | HR and has been edited by Steve Whitehill. Learning payroll terminology helps prepare employers for the intricacies of running payroll. However, employees should understand these terms and how it affects them. The terms discussed are fraught with legal implications and […]

Why EB-5 goes wrong for some investors: an immigration lawyer shares insight

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Lawyer shares insight Miami immigration lawyer who focuses on helping unsuccessful EB-5 investors shares some valuable lessons — all the more important with investment levels rising sharply in a few months. He cites the language barrier, “culture barrier,” and conflicts of interest as reasons why some applicants invest in the wrong […]