Many business owners transitioning into retirement know it can be beneficial when their younger partners choose to buy them out. However, finding a way to finance the buyout can post a significant obstacle for younger partners. While most aspiring owners may think that buying into a business can only be done with cash or loans, there is another option: a Cash Balance Plan – an innovative, hybrid retirement plan that may provide buyout funding opportunities along with an exit strategy that enables all the parties to benefit.
COVID-19 has disrupted many businesses in recent months, which may have resulted in unexpected revenue loss and supply chain issues. If you own a company, you may be wondering whether business interruption insurance can help you recover from loss, either now or in the future.
Many of us have been self-isolating now for nearly two months. Some of us are feeling the desire to maximize this time to devote to projects that will yield long-term benefits. What can you do to take advantage of this time? Are there some projects that are both easy and productive?Here are a few projects that may be interesting to you. We’ve come up with few ideas to help you share information, memories and stories with those you love for future generations, as well as get organized for the unforeseen.
As we’re almost at the end of the year, the time is ripe for business owners to make moves to reduce their tax liabilities for 2019. Here we touch on some of the strategies we recommend to our clients. While none of these should come as a surprise, we feel it never hurts to mention them.
Many clients come to Modera needing help with their personal financial lives. But a great number of our clients are also independent entrepreneurs, small business owners, or medical professionals who own a private practice. And although they typically have CPAs, bookkeepers, and business attorneys to help them compute their taxes, cut the checks, and deal with legal issues, they may not be addressing the bigger picture and the common financial challenges involved with business ownership.
This checklist was created to help you organize your affairs. Your individual situation will dictate other items which may need to be addressed. We suggest discussing your plans with the executor of your will as well as consulting with your legal, financial, and tax advisers. The time to get these professionals involved is before an event occurs – plan ahead.
When you lose a spouse it’s important to have a plan in place to ensure your finances are in order. Here we discuss five key steps to take, including gathering a team of trusted advocates to help you navigate the road ahead.