Items Tagged with 'Family Business'

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Avoid unexpected surprises with self-analysis

April 27, 2018
Historically, when a person or a couple of people started a new business, it was because they identified a need, or they believed they had something special they could offer customers. Read More

Intellectual capital is key to transitioning the family business

March 13, 2018
When it comes to the transition of a business, there is much to consider. Read More

Be intentional about your business’s succession or sale

November 24, 2017
Think back … remember what you went through to start up or purchase your business? Read More

Under lock and key: Are your family assets protected?

October 20, 2017
Asset protection is a concern for almost all individuals. Read More

Immigrant, refugee population research won’t change GR’s boyhood image

October 6, 2017
West Michigan is a landscape vastly populated by private, family-owned businesses, the majority of which expect to remain family owned. Read More

What would your grandfather do? Crisis and the family business

September 15, 2017
Crises are not unique to family-owned businesses, but they do present unique challenges. Read More

How to be a valuable asset on your company’s board

March 31, 2017
Are you the next generation of your family’s business? Do you currently serve on a board or want to serve on a nonprofit board? If it’s the latter, why do you serve? Are you an effective board member? Perhaps you would like to do more for the organization but can’t seem to make the time. Read More

Protecting the family business from fraud

December 30, 2016
“It happened to me.” Read More

Proposed business discount eliminations will not be finalized in 2016

November 25, 2016
Sprinkled among the political thunder and lightning we’ve tried to escape this year is a proposal to change tax rules affecting transfers of ownership of family businesses. Read More

Retirement strategies for the family business owner

September 16, 2016
Which type of business owner are you? Read More