College Funding Strategies for Business Owners

What are my options as a business owner? As a business owner, you have unique college planning opportunities. If you are in a high tax bracket, it may be advantageous for you to shift assets or income to your child, who will typically be in a lower tax bracket. Generally, you can shift business income [...]

By |2023-08-16T13:55:28-05:00September 20th, 2023|OnPath Thought Leadership, The Founders Group|0 Comments

Rethinking Social Wellness for Your Employees

Corporate wellness programs have been key tools in improving productivity, employee retention, and creating a more desirable corporate culture. While many companies have put a strong focus on physical wellness plans, many are just touching on the surfaces of other vital components of a wellness program, such as emotional, financial, and social wellness. By including [...]

6 Savvy Ways Small Businesses May Save Money This Summer

Whether your business tends to slow down or speed up in the summer months, there are a few things small-business owners may consider to cut expenses as the temperature rises. Here are six savvy ways for small businesses to save money during summer. Consider Going Remote For retail stores or restaurants, remote work may not [...]

Business Continuity & Long-Term Care Considerations

As a business owner, you know the importance of planning for your company’s future. To this end, you may have taken steps to learn about buy–sell agreements and the role that life insurance and disability income insurance can play in planning a business buyout. If so, you may be one step ahead of the game. [...]

Choosing the Right 401k for Your Employees

Implementing a 401(k) plan for your employees is good business. It means you're thinking strategically, that you care for your employees, and are focused on the long-term health of your company. Implementing a retirement plan: Can help you attract and retain top talent. May make you eligible for tax credits.1 Can allow you to deduct [...]

By |2022-08-31T15:06:59-05:00September 2nd, 2022|OnPath Thought Leadership, The Founders Group|0 Comments

3 Estate Planning Tips for Closely Held Business Owners

For business owners, estate planning may seem like another task to do on a long to-do list. Having a solid estate and succession plan in place may be crucial to your business's long-term success. If you are incapable of making business decisions, or if you unexpectedly pass away without an estate plan, your heirs may [...]

Closely Held Business Owners and the Value of Insurance

A solid financial plan for small businesses is vital, and part of that financial plan should be insurance. Insurance is essential to preserve small businesses, cover their assets, and safeguard their employees. Here are some types of insurance coverage a small business should have and why this is critical to your financial plan. General Liability [...]

The Importance of Reassessing Insurance Coverage for Closely Held Business Owners

Insurance is crucial for any small business. Small-business owners may find themselves in a difficult situation without proper coverage if they suffer building damage or face a lawsuit. While obtaining adequate insurance for your company is critical, knowing when to reassess your coverage is also essential. As your business grows and changes, so do your [...]

Defined Benefits Plan- An Attractive Option for Closely Held Businesses

Defined benefit pension plans may still be an attractive retirement benefit option for small employers. This is especially true for small business owners who have been too busy growing their businesses to plan for their retirement. Because of their late start, they must make up for lost time. A defined benefit plan may be just [...]

Retirement Plans for Closely Held Businesses

If you are self-employed or own a small business and you haven't established a retirement savings plan, what are you waiting for? A retirement plan can help you and your employees save for the future. Tax advantages A retirement plan can have significant tax advantages: Your contributions are deductible when made Your contributions aren't taxed [...]

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