It is with deep sadness that we share the news of the passing of one of Cray Kaiser’s founders, James Cray.   Read More →

For CK, Family Businesses Are More Than Our Focus. They Are Our Passion.

Our work is to minimize family-owned business leaders’ risk. But their knowledge base? That we strive to maximize. As a sponsor of the Chicago Family Business Council at DePaul University, our passion is helping businesses – and families – succeed.

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We provide interactive financial calculators and other tools to assist you with some of the day-to-day questions and concerns that may arise. While these financial tools are not a substitute for financial advice from a qualified professional, they can be used as a starting point in the decision making process.

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Tips for Successful Business Survival in “Avoiding the Pitfalls in Business Succession”

Many business owners think about these questions but fail to plan the answers. Lack of planning is a prime reason why only 30 percent of family businesses survive to the next generation.

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