"This episode was brought to you by Reconciled.com. Helping M&A Entrepreneurs just like you with Bookkeeping, CFO & Controller Services, Outsourced Enterprise Accounting and Tax Services. Reconciled.com" Richard Parker has been in the world of buying and selling businesses for over 30 years. He has purchased 13 of his own companies and has represented buyers and sellers in the lower market. Richard is the author of the 'How To Buy A Good Business At A Great Price' series, which is a comprehensive program that takes prospective buyers through every step of the process teaching them what they need to know, what to do, and how to do it. The program has been used by over 100,000 prospective business buyers in more than 80 countries. Richard was also the Managing Director of P-Squared, an investment firm funded by Ray Dalio's family office. Today, in addition to the buyer programs he has developed, Richard runs Roy Street Advisors a lower-market boutique investment bank representing companies with earnings of $1.0 - $10 million that are looking to exit.