Running a small business is tough; especially one that requires your full attention every single day. And while there’s nothing wrong with a little “sweat equity,” some people want to remain behind the scenes and let the experts handle the details. This may mean keeping an existing management team in place or working with an equal partner who will make sure the business operates smoothly. Or, if you’re really just in in for the investment, it’s possible to remain completely hands-off as a business owner.
With the stock market still shaky and global markets a huge risk; investors would normally turn to real estate, but that’s no longer a safe investment either. Buying a small business seems to allow for much greater profitability if it is done wisely and with a keen sense of what’s “hot” right now.