The Successful Business Owner

A successful business begins with building a solid financial foundation and then planning for all outcomes. At MassMutual, we recognize the challenges you face and are equipped to help you prepare for the future with confidence.


Decrease Business Risk, Increase Business Value

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A MassMutual Podcast Presents with Chris Vanderzyden, CPA, CEPA – Legacy Partners Worldwide, LLC

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Business owner insights

The 2022 MassMutual® Business Owner
Perspectives Study takes the pulse of today’s business owners. Review this study with key decision makers in your business. Then use the findings to begin a meaningful dialogue about how you can best position your business for long-term success and financial stability.

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Is your business protected from the unexpected?


of business owners have a buy-sell agreement in place.

Can your business fund the unexpected buyout of an ownership partner?


of buy-sell agreements may not be adequately funded.



How do you prepare for the unexpected?

This video shows how a closely-held business was able to endure the loss of its founder by having a funded buy-sell agreement in place. The business was able to successfully transition to a key employee through the buy-out of the surviving spouse. The accompanying brochure features more detailed information.

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Business Owner Frequently Asked Questions

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