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How to Be Debt-Free in 2022

Don't Wait to Pay Down What You Owe - For Your Own Peace of Mind

It can be very tempting during a difficult period to come out financially on the plus side and think, “I’ve worked especially hard, so I deserve to reward myself.” Yet here I am going to advise you to hold off.


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Understanding the Buyer's Risk in an M&A Deal

It’s always true that the owners of a tire-related business know everything about their particular business, while the parties looking to buy it know very little. Whether you are a tire retailer, a commercial tire dealer or a wholesaler, it helps to treat potential buyers as if they were your customers.


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With New Investor, Sun Auto Tire Looks at Other Regions

'We’ll Move a Little Bit North - Maybe Into the Northwest,' Says Garman

With a new majority owner, Sun Auto Tire & Service expects to continue acquiring tire dealerships at a brisk clip. And the company is looking beyond its traditional geography, says Chris Garman, who oversees Sun Auto Tire's merger and acquisition activities.


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Insights Into Jim and Tommy Duff, Recipients of MTD's 2021 Tire Dealer of the Year Award

Observations From Members of Southern Tire Mart's Leadership Team

Despite its size and scope, Southern Tire Mart’s corporate structure is lean — and that’s by design. Jim and Tommy Duff work with a small leadership team at their state-of-the-art corporate office in Columbia, Miss. Several members of the group have been with Southern Tire Mart since the 1980s. 


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