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The Justin Goodbread Show

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, 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.

Apr 24, 2023

Selling your business can be a dream come true. But there are some surprising realizations you and your spouse or significant other will make once the sale is done. In this episode, I discuss some of the lessons I've learned about life after the sale of a business. I explain the sense of loss that many entrepreneurs feel after they've sold their companies. I also give some tips to prepare for life outside your business, so you can make the transition to "civilian life" as simple as possible.
This week on The Financially Simple Podcast: 


  • (1:30) Burdens carried by our significant others

  • (2:49) The question

  • (4:34) There are rewards from selling your business

  • (6:50) The emotional toll of selling a business

  • (9:15) The link between business owners and their companies

  • (11:01) How do you prepare for life after the sale?

  • (13:01) Learning to live with your significant other... again

  • (14:53) Give like no one else


Our Favorite Quotes: 

"When people ask me about my own recent sale, they're often shocked by my answer. You see, while I don't regret selling my companies, there's a sense of loss that I can only compare to the loss of a child." - Justin Goodbread
About The Financially Simple Podcast 
If you are looking for a podcast that speaks directly to the challenges and puzzles of running a business, you’ve come to the right place. The Financially Simple podcast was built for you. With over 400 episodes and counting, our host Justin Goodbread covers a broad range of topics, from starting a small business, to prepping it for sale, to growing your personal wealth. Justin’s combination of analytical skills, tough love, and a healthy dose of experience delivers practical ideas that will benefit business builders at every stage of their business journey.  

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