How Business Loan Insurance Plans Work (Part 2 of 2)

In the first part of our two-part series on business loan insurance solutions, we introduced the concept of these life insurance plans and how they can provide advantages to businesses of many types. We contrasted unincorporated versus corporate business interests, went over the financial hardships that may be experienced in a business owner’s untimely death, … Continue reading How Business Loan Insurance Plans Work (Part 2 of 2)

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How to Safeguard Your Business with Overhead Expense Protection

In our first article about business expense protection, we discussed the odds of a business owner becoming disabled at some point in his or her career. We also talked about typical business overhead expenses and the potential funding sources that can be used to pay for these expenses while the owner is disabled. We also … Continue reading How to Safeguard Your Business with Overhead Expense Protection

Business Liquidation Insurance: How to Prepare for the Worst

The decision to liquidate a family-owned business is not one to be taken lightly. The death of a business owner, or a situation where the owner becomes disabled and is no longer able to manage business operations, can cause family members to feel pressure to divest themselves of business assets. This can have long-ranging negative … Continue reading Business Liquidation Insurance: How to Prepare for the Worst

Business Overhead Protection: What You Need to Know

There are many factors that influence the success or failure of a business. The costs of doing business, including manufacturing, distribution, and marketing of products or services are some of these financial factors. Overhead costs, such as rents, employee salaries, and utilities can also eat into the profitability of a given company. If the company’s … Continue reading Business Overhead Protection: What You Need to Know

How Family-Owned Businesses Should Handle Liquidation

Family-owned businesses are unique in the world of commerce. These businesses may have started simple, then grown over the years to become local, regional, or even national powerhouses. Family businesses may be passed down from generation to generation. When a business owner dies or becomes disabled and is no longer able to handle business operations, … Continue reading How Family-Owned Businesses Should Handle Liquidation

Handing a Business Down? Use This Stock Redemption Plan

Business owners who intend to leave their successful business to one or more children should consider an insured Section 303 stock redemption plan for estate tax purposes.   No one wants to give the government more of their hard-earned money than legally obligated.  If planned correctly, an owner of a closely held corporation can reduce … Continue reading Handing a Business Down? Use This Stock Redemption Plan

How to Attract the Best Employees with Qualified Retirement Plans

Businesses looking to attract and retain loyal and valued employees often need to use more than salary alone.  A qualified retirement plan can enhance an employee’s benefits package. The self-made, vastly successful businessman Andrew Carnegie summed up how to run a successful business, “Take away my factories, my plants; take away my railroads, my ships, … Continue reading How to Attract the Best Employees with Qualified Retirement Plans