Quality of Earnings – Not all Income is Created Equal

January 23, 2019

If you are acquiring or investing in a business, there are generally always risks associated with the deal.

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Current Trends in Mergers and Acquisitions

July 7, 2017

At Smythe Advisory, we are typically engaged to assist our clients in four specific areas. These include: Preparing Valuation Reports – Used for income tax, shareholder

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Selling a Business – Step 5

January 13, 2017

Now that we’ve covered the basics of creating marketing documents, as seen in step 4, the next phase is to map out who

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Selling a Business – Step 1

December 16, 2016

The first step in selling a business is determining a valuation range for the company. Before starting the process of selling a company or business, the owner needs to determine a reasonable range of

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Management Dashboards 102 – How can they help you?

February 5, 2015

Now you understand what a management dashboard is (if you don’t, see our most recent blog post –

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Management Dashboards 101

January 29, 2015

What is a management dashboard? Management dashboard is simply a fancy term for informational reports that management uses to help make decisions.

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Corporate Debt – Not Always a Bad Thing?

January 22, 2015

Society trains us to think that debt is a bad thing, but that’s not always the case. For small businesses, the willingness to take on debt may be the key for growth. When facing a growth opportunity

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Tigers and Donkeys – an observation of business success

January 16, 2015

If you ask a group of entrepreneurs whether they would describe themselves as either a tiger or a donkey, guaranteed you won’t get many who say they are donkeys. Who wouldn’t want to be a

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Producer compensation and how it affects your business

January 7, 2015

Over the years we have noticed two types of Property and Casualty insurance sales organization: A sales organization that wants every piece of the business regardless of its current profitab

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