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Charting the Future Amidst a $31 Trillion (and Growing) Problem

It’s the number which needs no formal introduction, and it’s an elephant in the boardroom of every business in America whether acknowledged or not. No strategic plan, economic forecast, or growth projection is complete without cognizance of how a $31 trillion national debt service will muscle its way throughout the US economy. The goal of this article is to raise awareness of how incremental national debt impacts private businesses and explain why a pain-free past of borrowing is no indicator of future consequences from more borrowing. Finally, there are some pointers at the end of the article to help business owners consider how to handle asset valuation changes caused by a national debt crisis.

Thriving During Inflation: How Business Leaders Can Accept, Think Differently, and Get Ahead

Inflation hedging requires counterintuitive thinking but with persistence and vigilance, we will all arrive at the new normal unscathed. Historically, inflation raises prices, wages and input costs to a new level and then flattens out (relatively speaking). Deflation typically does not occur, and so, the exercise of adjusting has an end to it, thankfully.

Business Valuation 101 – Understanding the Basics

By Kimberly Robison, CPA | Senior Associate, Business Valuation Understanding and determining the value of a business is a service provided by trained and certified business appraisers. In domestic relations court, the court often turns to experienced and credentialed professionals to value marital assets, such as a privately held business. The first step to the …

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