2015 is shaping up to be the best year since 1999 with low inflation, low interest rates, rising employment, rising wages, expanding Government spending at all levels and, finally, Consumer Sentiment back to the levels of 2007. 2015 could be the best year in the last 16 to start a business or expand the one you own.
Engagements have a minimum $3,000 retainer and then a $300/hour billing rate for work done. The retainer is credited to the last invoice at the end of the engagement.
Work done outside of a retainer based long-term relationship will be billed at $400/hour with an estimate of total hours and costs at the beginning of the assignment. A deposit equal to 50% of the estimate is required before work begins.
Speaking and teaching engagements carry a day rate of $3,500 or $2,000 for a half-day.