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Five Reasons Auto Dealers Should Have a Personal Financial Plan - Part 2 Manage Assets

Gregory Clarke on October 16, 2014 in Advice for Business Owners

Today we reveal the second reason why developing a comprehensive financial strategy is important to an auto dealer’s long-term financial success. Manage Assets After the plan has been developed, the portfolio needs to be managed.  Recognizing that there are a multitude of great online brokerage systems, investing the time to research and monitor investments is … Continued



5 Reasons Auto Dealers Should Have a Personal Financial Plan - Part 1 Secure Your Future

Gregory Clarke on October 8, 2014 in Advice for Business Owners

Most auto dealers would agree that personal financial planning is important but too often multiple priorities and the daily pressures of the business distract from developing a comprehensive strategy. Over the next five weeks, read through why financial planning is important and then see if you are ready to get started. Secure Your Future As … Continued



Employer Source Deductions

Richard Weber on February 13, 2014 in Advice for Business Owners

Good news! Did you know the federal budget is proposing to change the remittance threshold levels in employer source deductions? The proposal is to apply for remittances after 2014. The threshold for remitting two times per month is to increase from $15,000 to $25,000 and remitting four times per month to increase from $50,000 to $100,000. … Continued



Impress Your Clients with the Best Communication Tools

Elaine Holding on April 17, 2013 in Advice for Business Owners

How you communicate has become just as important as what you communicate. Using technology effectively and staying current with social media tools demonstrates to your clients that you stay current – and implies that you also stay current (and knowledgeable) in the marketplace. Consider these tips: Email: Do you send emails to a large list … Continued



Writing a Business Plan - Part 2

Mustafa Dossajee on April 10, 2013 in Advice for Business Owners

Click here to read part 1 of "Writing a Business Plan" Marketing Plan This should include an in-depth description of your company's sales, pricing and marketing strategies, and the benefits of your products and services. As you begin to develop your Marketing Plan, refer to the market research you undertook when writing your Competitive Analysis. … Continued



Writing a Business Plan - Part 1

Mustafa Dossajee on April 3, 2013 in Advice for Business Owners

Are you planning to write a Business Plan? Below you will find the subjects to address, the order in which they should be tackled and a short description of the subject matter to be included under each section. Executive Summary This section must appear at the beginning of your business plan but since it summarizes … Continued



Cross-Promotion can Draw More Customers

SB Partners Admin on March 27, 2013 in Advice for Business Owners

Effective cross-promotion is a great way for even the busiest of business owners to bring in more customers. The simple fact is that when you team up with other trustworthy businesses that also reach your target market, you will be able to access  your customers far more efficiently and impressively as long as you utilize … Continued