Plain and Simple: Bright Business Insights January 2016

PLAIN AND SIMPLE Bright Business Insights Vol. 1 | Issue 1 | Winter 2016 Welcome Dear readers, Since 1938, Rea & Associates has had the pleasure of working with strong family-run businesses throughout Ohio. We are proud of the many friendships we have made and we look forward to forging an even brighter future together. To this end, it is our hope that you will continue to find success in your business endeavors – and we believe that we can help you along the way. Plain & Simple is a free, quarterly newsletter that will provide business owners like you with valuable business insight, management tips, valuation advice and so much more. As a full-service provider, Rea & Associates has provided clients with expert financial and business consultation services to drive positive, long-term results for more than 75 years. We will use these pages to share our experiences, and the techniques we’ve picked up along the way. We hope that you will consider Plain & Simple to be your go-to resource for insight into various aspects of business ownership. As we continue to publish this newsletter, we would also like to encourage you to get involved by providing us with your unique questions or even asking about topics you would like the business professionals at Rea & Associates to address in an upcoming edition. In addition, if you would like to learn more about a specific article, you are more than welcome to reach out directly to the article’s author. Their contact information will be provided with each article. Thank you, Kyle Stemple, CPA, CMGA, Rea & Associates, Inc. Principal, Director of Manufacturing Services 122 Fourth St. NW PO Box 1020 New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663 330.339.6651