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Top 3 Reasons you *think* you don’t need a broker when it is time to sell your business. (And why you do.)

#1.  I got here myself.  No one ‘built’ this for me.  Why do I need help now? You did.  You got to this place and time on your own.  You’ve built something special.  And that is exactly why most business people need a Business Broker when it is time to sell.  You know what it…

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The Top Ten Things Peterson Acquisitions Will Do for You

1. We immerse ourselves in your business to get to know it in order to market and sell it 2. Once we know your business, we prepare a Confidential Information Memorandum, (CIM) which details what you are marketing and how your business operates. The CIM also summarizes your industry and its current opportunities to enhance…

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The Franchise Wheel of Fortune

Should you invest in a franchise? After asking what would make you happiest, to the next one tends to be: “How much will this cost me?” But this business game can be a lot like Let’s Make A Deal unless you’re careful. If the cost rules your playing field and you fly by the seat…

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Step UP to Entrepreneurship

You have made the decision to control your financial future by purchasing a business. Owning a business is the greatest way to build wealth and take charge of your own destiny. The best way to begin is to meet a representative of Peterson Acquisitions in person, but if that’s impossible, we can also do business…

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Pitfalls of Selling A Business On Your Own

What Can A Business Broker Do For You? Why hire a business broker? The primary reason? Sellers usually don’t have the experience today’s market requires. A business broker can build you an exit plan, streamline the process, help make your business more valuable in the eyes of a buyer and ensure that your company is…

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Owning A Small Business Makes Sense

CNBC took a poll.  The results?  Sixty-two percent of Americans have more faith in small businesses than they do corporations. This is great news for entrepreneurs ready to take charge of their finances and their futures. According to CNBC, May 4, 2015, even politicians agree… In modern American politics, Democrats and Republicans disagree on virtually…

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In The Beginning

From a Buyer’s point of view, buying a new business resembles speed dating. Your time may be limited so don’t waste any of it by jumping in without knowing the right questions to ask. This may be a long term choice.  You want to make sure and choose the right prospect.  Peterson Acquisitions will help…

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How To Stay Productive

Entrepreneur Magazine recently asked a handful of entrepreneurs how they manage to stay productive. Carol Craig, founder of Craig Technologies, doesn’t push herself past her limitations. A peer once told her that it’s okay to drop the ball occasionally as long as the ball bounces. While she’d rather sleep more, she takes advantage of quiet…

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Build A Better Future For Yourself

If you’re not a carpenter, would you build your own house or hire a contractor? If you’ve never plumbed a house on your own, would you attempt this job without assistance? See a pattern? The same goes for buying or selling any business. Hire a professional unless you have a track record of buying and…

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Baby Boomers Mean Business

Consumers, buyers, and sellers born between 1946 and 1964 aren’t retiring as early as their parents did and they are still big spenders. With human longevity reaching into triple digit years in some cases, business is strong for this generation. This new demographic means that while markets fluctuate in other areas, Baby Boomers are still…

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