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Hard-Earned Advice on Securing a Successful Exit

Two veteran entrepreneurs share lessons they've learned about how to profitably—and sanely—sell a company

4 Big Tax Tips for Entrepreneurs

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In a complicated system, it’s easy to overlook big savings. Expert advice for business owners on how to be smart at tax time

How I Invest: The Data Hound

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Ron Lovett has built a tidy little nest egg by diligently scouring real estate data to help guide his commercial property picks

Hired-Gun CEOs Don’t Always Deliver

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Founders may have trouble transitioning to a CEO role, but numbers show that their companies perform best for investors. What makes founder-run firms such solid investments?

The Lazy Franchisee

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The personal investment that can yield double-digit returns without dragging you away from running your own business—and the risk you’ll have to watch out for if you pursue it

Are you a Cautious Analyzer or a Contented Passive?

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A new tool tells you what sort of investor you are, helping craft an investment strategy more suited to your mindset

The Secret Reason Most Entrepreneurs Don’t Plan Their Exit

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Why are business owners so reluctant to take a step that can save them so much grief?

How I Invest: Pay Yourself, Not Your Landlord

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How Monique Janower cleared the No. 1 hurdle to buying the building where she does business. Now she's making money, not losing it

4 Bad Investing Habits Worth Breaking

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Entrepreneurs are prone to a few behaviours that put their portfolios at risk. Here’s how to counter some of the biggest self-imposed threats

The Hard Truth: What Your Business Is REALLY Worth

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The danger in thinking your business is worth more than it is—plus tips to increase its value

Save Money By Asking People to Do Nothing

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Trying to change consumer behaviour in your business? Consider a shortcut: changing their default option

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