At the time, about 10% of my clients have a serious health issue going on, ranging from stroke to cancer, and ranging ages mid-30s and up. In my 6 years with PracticeCFO, I don’t recall a single incident of disability, and yet a number are occurring now. Perhaps it’s coincidence or the accumulation of 2 years of pandemic-related stress. I’m hopeful most of them will be just fine.
However, the first thing that they ask me about is how much their Individual Disability Insurance or Life Insurance will pay out. Some folks are on top of these things, but many are not.
Please don’t wait until a health event arises before you get your act together. That’s especially important if you have a family. Even if you have policies, get them assembled and review them every year or two. Additionally, be sure your familiar and the people who depend on you know where to find them.
Your CFO advisor and our internal insurance reviewer would be happy to review what you have. About half the time with my clients I find they have sufficient coverage. The other half the time, additional coverage is needed, or there are policies with better terms or rates than the current policies.
PracticeCFO has a non-captive affiliate who helps us place term life and disability policies. Alternately, if you have an agent you like working with, please have them review your coverage every few years. Chances are very high you’ll never need the coverage. But if you do, you’ll want to be prepared.
Wes knows what's best for dental practices. He's been doing this for a long time and he sees lots of practices. He can tell me how our practice is doing, and what we can do to increase our productivity. With past CPA's, there were no ideas. It was all coming from me, saying "I think I can do better, but I don't know how." I come in to meet with Wes and he says "You CAN do better, and I know how."
PracticeCFO is in hundreds of dental offices around the country. They know what numbers should look like. They know what percentages of payroll, rent and supplies should be, and they will hold you accountable to those numbers, which will really help you stick to your plan and your path of growth and savings. That is invaluable
Whenever something comes up, whether it's building or practice related and we weren't sure where the numbers would go, PracticeCFO has been instrumental in helping us figure that out. I can't say enough of how important that is - that it goes beyond that initial partnership. They make sure this business marriage works.
When I go home from work, I don't spend a whole lot of time stressing about what my books look like, or how much I owe in taxes. By using PracticeCFO, the burden of keeping track of a lot of the big financial numbers and metrics are taken off my plate.
PracticeCFO helped me develop a plan for the future. I have colleagues that work with other accountants that don't have a plan - they just look at the numbers of the practice and that's it. There's no plan for 10, 20 years from now. But with PracticeCFO, you get that. PracticeCFO makes you feel like you're they're only client.
(In reference to his practice sale) What could've been super stressful, wasn't! When picking John and Wes, it was from word of mouth recommendations and other people's experiences from the past that really did it for me. And it turns out that those recommendations were right on the line.
Wes knows the business side of dentistry. His comprehensive plan will organize your personal and professional finances so you can focus on taking care of patients. Massive ROI.
I can’t say enough good things about everyone at PracticeCFO. Everyone on the team is professional, organized, knowledgeable, helpful and kind. They also respond to emails and phone calls immediately and are always happy to help. They have helped me navigate year-to-year as a business owner. PracticeCFO gives me peace of mind that my business is in good hands.
I love Practice CFO! They have helped me obtain a practice and maintain a practice. They are incredible people who are on top of everything and make owning and running the business portion of a practice easy. They couldn’t be better for my business and my sanity. They have every detail of the business and taxes taken care of where all I have to do is show up and follow their easy steps to success!
Practice CFO has the best tools I’ve seen for personal tax and financial planning in addition to top-tier corporate tax and accounting services. I have been very pleased with the level of quality service. They manage my monthly bookkeeping and accounts payable. It is a great system and saves me a ton of time, and it allows us to have monthly financial statements within a week of month end.