Business Week: Entrepreneurs who have been chomping at the bit to launch equity crowdfunding campaigns since President Obama signed the JOBS Act into law in April 2012 should regard news of a Securities and Exchange Commission vote on the subject today with measured optimism.
WealthManagement.com: When successful business owners reach a certain age, it becomes imperative that they address the issue of succession planning. Many of them may have been dodging this particular conversation for years, yet they often come to their advisors with seemingly ironclad convictions about how they’d like the succession to play out.
Baby boomers…the generation born between 1945 to 1964 were originally defined because of the peak birth rates that resulted from the men returning home from WWII after their long absence. Since their birth, they have supercharged the economy by their unprecedented shear numbers, creating huge waves of demand and opportunity.
Both the marathon runner and a successful business owner look ahead and set a challenging stake in the ground of where they want to be sometime in the future. To be winners, both realize that they can’t just aimlessly move ahead and only rely on hope to reach their end goal.