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Episode 9 – CARES Act Considerations for Business Owners and Ultra High-Net-Worth Individuals — With Ken Van Damme of Ernst & Young



The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, or the CARES Act, is an economic law designed to address the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

But how does this act provide support for entrepreneurs and business owners?

Today, Kyle Malmstrom joins Ernst & Young partner Ken Van Damme to provide an update on the CARES Act and what its provisions mean for business owners and ultra high-net-worth individuals.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • Business planning considerations for the Paycheck Protection Program
  • Ways the CARES Act is impacting the real estate industry, owners, and operators 
  • How Net Operating Loss (NOL) carry-back provisions can benefit business owners
  • How the CARES Act is enhancing charitable contributions and retirement plans 
  • And more!

Tune in now for your update on the CARES Act and the provisions that you need to know about!

Resources:  Centura Wealth Advisory | Ken Van Damme | Ernst & Young


Episode 8 – Powerful Strategies for True Asset Protection –– With Siddharth Chhokar



With 20 million lawsuits filed every year, asset protection has proven to be a major concern for wealthy individuals.

In this episode, Derek Myron speaks with Siddharth Chhokar of Chhokar Law Group about how ultra-wealthy individuals can achieve true asset protection. They discuss powerful planning options for people who live in states that don’t have asset protection laws, along with strategies for negotiating and for removing the threat of outrageous litigation.

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • The difference between the segregation of risk and true asset protection
  • Which three states allow you to create a private trust company 
  • How to protect assets in your child’s trust — even though certain states don’t allow people to create self-settled asset-protection trusts
  • What actions to take before the tax landscape changes
  • And more!

This is an informative episode that you will want to rewind and listen to again! Tune in now to hear powerful planning strategies to help you achieve true asset protection.

Resources:  Centura Wealth Advisory | Chhoker Law Group: (858) 384-5757


Episode 7 — SBA PPP Loans: What “perplexed” business owners need to know! – with guest Dan Yates, CEO of Endeavor Bank



The Treasury Department recently issued new FAQs regarding SBA PPP loans. It addresses many key questions and issues, however, some business owners remain in the dark and are looking for clarity.  

In part three of the PPP loans series, Derek Myron speaks with Dan Yates, CEO at Endeavour Bank, to offer an insight from the banks’ perspective of the SBA PPP loans and the most recent expansion of the program. Together they break down the current funding situation, and what the recent FAQs do to provide more clarity – and in some cases create some unknowns.

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • How banks are addressing SBA PPP loan applications
  • How internal and federal restrictions on banks may be impacting processing
  • Tips for business owners who feel “stalled” in the process
  • The chances of a third round of PPP funding
  • The loan forgiveness eligibility and process
  • And more!

Tune in now to hear facts and gain clarity about the SBA PPP program.

Resources:   Centura Wealth Advisory | Endeavour Bank

 


SPECIAL UPDATE: COVID-19, PART 2



In this follow-up COVID-19 episode, we expand on actions business owners should be taking in response to the  COVID-19 economic shut down, and follow up on some previously shared information. As the circumstances are constantly changing, we want our clients and the community to be well informed.

Dan Yates, CEO of Endeavor Bank, returns for part 2 of our COVID-19 special update. Dan provides advice and an update for business owners regarding the Paycheck Protection Program loans, how to effectively utilize the loan, plus how to best optimize for loan forgiveness and more.

Listen in for these important updates regarding this rapidly developing situation and key advice for business owners. 

Resources: Centura Wealth Advisory | Jonathan Freeman LinkedIn | Endeavor Bank | Dan Yates LinkedIn