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The Financially Simple podcast is your one-stop resource for small business owners. Gain unique insights into growing, refining, and selling businesses. You will hear ways business owners have reduced their tax liabilities, increased their income, improved office morale, saved for the retirement of their dreams, and more.
Host Justin Goodbread is a serial entrepreneur, award-winning CFP® (Certified Financial Planning professional), CEPA® (Certified Exit Planning Advisor), and CVGA® (Certified Value Growth Advisor) with years of experience guiding business owners from start to exit in their business.

Jan 31, 2019

In episode 126 of Financially Simple, Justin looks at creating a Pro Forma for your Business.

A Pro Forma is a living document that will act as a record of a business, and will also allow you to make certain predictions of where a business is headed. Justin goes over the fundamentals of making a Pro Forma for your business, and explains why having one is of great benefit.

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00:26 - How to Build a Custom Pro Forma

01:19 - What is a Pro Forma?

03:36 - How a Pro Forma works

06:02 - Income

08:32 - Expenses

13:58 - Projecting Risks

14:40 - The Benefits of Categorisation

18:49 - Net Income

20:25 - Tracking the Growth and Value of a Business

21:57 - Summary



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Neither Financially Simple, LLC nor its affiliates offer tax or legal advice. Interested parties are strongly encouraged to seek advice from qualified tax and/or legal experts regarding the best options for your particular circumstances. Justin Goodbread, CEO of Heritage Investors, LLC, a Registered Investment Advisor, is an Investment Advisor Representative who offers advisory services through Heritage Investors. The information contained within the podcast is for informational purposes only and not considered investment advice. Seek help from a competent Financial Advisor.