The employment market is still fairly tight across many industries in Australia and around the world. This has led to job searchers looking for alternate streams of income. Some of these could be passive investments, however another alternative could be purchasing a small business.
Most people wouldn’t know the first thing about purchasing a business let alone what business would be right for them. Much like the real estate business or the insurance industry where there are brokers to guide you through the decision making process, business brokers can offer you the same service when looking to invest in a small business.
Alison Griswold from Slate.com has put together a case study outlining an American couple's journey from salaried employees to small business owners, which also shows the benefits of finding the right business broker for you. The full article can be found here.
Alison Griswold – Slate.com - The Water’s Fine - How hiring a business broker turned a Florida couple into pool entrepreneurs.