Farmer MSA

Montana Stockgrowers Association – Life Planning Seminar Part: 3

Timing is Everything! Why do you think Crystal balls, time machines and rubbing a genie bottle is a part of fables and folklore for generations? Wouldn’t it be nice to see into the future or go back in the past to change a decision? Everyone has a decision in their life that is accompanied by […]

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The Four Horsemen Can Help Answer Your Big Questions

  As a serious farmer or rancher, you probably have a lot of questions running through your mind:  “How can we run this operation better?” “Are my kids ready to take over?” “Could I get sued and lose everything?” “What happens if I die tomorrow?”    You might have talked to an attorney, accountant, banker, financial […]

1031 Exchange

Montana Stockgrowers Association – Life Planning Seminar: Part 2

Are 1031s Good or Bad? I would call myself 1031 neutral. They have to fit and sometimes we try too hard to make them fit. I see it both ways in going to a larger property or downsizing or selling off a small chunk. Both ways have their strategies and reasons for the transaction. I […]

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Montana Stockgrowers Association – Life Planning Seminar Part: 1

Eating Sunshine A roundtable discussion with The Four Horsemen 2017 MT Stockgrowers Convention Dec. 13-14, 2017 How do you eat sunshine? Simply by doing your life’s work. Every day, you convert sunshine, water, and dirt into food through your livestock or crops. That food is converted into money and then into the things you need […]