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Ep #078: When Should Retiring Owners Sell Their Business?

In this episode of the podcast, we dive into critical questions that many retiring business owners face: 

"When is the right time to sell my business?"

"Will selling my business fund retirement?"

"What to consider before you sell your business and retire."

This discussion is aimed at entrepreneurs and business owners contemplating retirement, seeking to balance their aspirations for leisure and family time with the complexities of exiting their business.

We address the multifaceted process of business transition, highlighting the necessity of early and thorough preparation to navigate financial planning challenges effectively. This episode unpacks the hurdles of accurately valuing a business, understanding the financial needs post-sale, and managing personal assets to ensure a stable income in retirement.

Our insights cover the importance of a strategic exit plan that aligns with personal, financial, and business readiness. We explore the significance of assessing personal investable assets and real estate outside the business to ensure they suffice for a comfortable retirement lifestyle, emphasizing the dual strategy of planning for a business sale while growing wealth outside the business to minimize reliance on the sale proceeds.

Gain an understanding of comprehensive financial and business planning, the value of assembling a skilled transition team, and the benefits of early preparation, even during the business's growth phase. This episode is not just about when to sell but how to prepare for a transition that aligns with your personal and financial goals, offering a roadmap to a successful exit.

Join us as we provide expert guidance and practical advice for navigating the complexities of selling a business and transitioning into retirement. Whether you're considering selling your business soon or just starting to think about retirement planning, this episode offers valuable insights to help you make informed decisions and plan for a fulfilling next chapter of your life.

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