- How and when to pay yourself
- Ways to build your savings while funding your company
- Low–cost ways to attain medical benefits
- Estate–planning tools that you can′t afford to overlook
- Insurance tips to protect your family s finances and your company s cash flow
- Savvy investing ideas that complement your company′s risks
- Real–life solutions and insights from successful entrepreneurs
Setting Reasonable Goals.
Making a Savvy Transition.
Bootstrapping the Start–up.
Starting Out at Home.
How Much Do You Need in Emergency Reserves?
Structuring Your Company s Stock.
Record–Keeping Rules: Save Everything!
Smart Owners Pay Themselves.
The Benefits of Bonuses.
Should You Rely on Personal Funds in Corporate Crises?
Simple Ways to Provide a Health Care Benefit.
Preparing Personal and Corporate Wills.
Life Insurance Protection for Your Family.
Business–Oriented Life Insurance.
The Personal Benefits of Corporate Bartering.
Real–life practical advice and strategies from successful entrepreneurs.
How did they handle their decisions in Stage One?
A New Round of Goal Setting.
Giving Yourself a Raise.
Start to Think about Perks.
Bringing Medical Benefits In–House.
Should You Add Disability Insurance?
Taking Your Personal Cues from Your Company.
Find a Mentor.
Improving Your Debt Profile.
To Move or Not to Move Out of a Home Office.
Planning Proactively for Erratic Cash Flow.
Divorce–Proof Your Company.
Diversifying Your Investments.
The Pros and Cons of Investment Advisers.
Creating an Investment Portfolio.
Saving for Your Children s College.
Retirement Planning: Make Moves Now.
A Simple Tax–Reduction Strategy.
Do You Need an Independent Board of Directors?
Moving Away from Friends–and–Family Financing.
How to Make the Most of Strategic Partnering.
Where Can You Find Angel Investors?
Personal stories about adding benefits, self–compensation, banking issues,
cash crisis strategies, and more from business owners in Stage Two and
Planning for the Next Level.
The Wisdom of Deferring Your Compensation.
The Medical Savings Account Alternative.
The Case for Setting Up a 401(k) Plan.
Broadening the Benefit Blanket.
Ways to Enhance Your Company s Retirement Plan.
Should You Add Real Estate Investments to Your Portfolio?
Investing in a Second Home.
Making Your Own Angel Investments.
Repeat Entrepreneuring: Is It for You?
The Financial Benefits of Charitable Giving.
Protecting Your Downside in Lawsuits, Hard Times.
When Estate–Planning Trusts Can Help.
Starting to Think about Your Exit.
Exiting through a Long–Term Succession Plan.
Exiting through a Sale to Another Individual.
Exiting through a Sale to Another Corporation.
Exiting through an Initial Public Offering.Conclusion.