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How Wealth Advisers Can Help Small Business Owners
by Startacus Admin
To be a small business owner in a modern global economy can throw up some difficult problems. That said a sensibly managed small business can thrive and in this scenario the owners of the business may be well advised to capitalise on their success.
The Definition of Success
If your business is turning a profit, then it could be argued that it a successful business and if you continue to put in the hard work it has a great opportunity to grow. If as a small business you can achieve a gross profit of 20% or more, then you may want to start to think about how you can make that profit work for you. A basic rule of thumb is to use a sweep account, this is where you transfer your surplus capital into an account that pays an interest rate on the money. Whilst this is a sure fire way of making a return on the money, the return is likely to be very low and may not even keep up with the rate of inflation. So how can that money be made to work a little bit harder?
Get a Little Help
It is a common mistake to think that it is only people and businesses that are hugely successful can benefit from the services of a wealth advisor. In fact it couldn’t be further from the truth, wealth advisors deal with individuals and businesses from right across the spectrum of wealth and can offer a range of packages that can help you to build capital. It may be that you are looking for extra income or you are looking to secure capital for the future, either way a good investment company will be able to put together a bespoke investment package to suit you.
What’s on Offer?
There are a number of options when it comes to investing your capital and you should try to match one of these options to the goals you are looking to achieve. So, for example, if you are looking to make a long-term investment that will accrue money over time, it may be that you opt for a fairly conservative investment portfolio with little risk attached to it. Alternatively you may be looking to supplement your income and in this case you may want to consider a more adventurous portfolio and accept that this carries more risk. The good thing about using a wealth advisor is that they can talk you through all of your options and the risks involved and this means you have a greater chance of getting what you want from your hard earned cash.
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