The Guidant Blog

Your guide to starting, growing and selling your small business.
Join Us!

Man looking through broken credit to business opportunities on the other side in black and white Featured

How to Get Small Business Funding with Bad Credit

By: Guidant Financial | January 4, 2019

Many small business owners rely on traditional business loans and other debt-based financing methods to launch their ventures. But for aspiring entrepreneurs who need small business funding with bad credit, the ability to secure financing can be challenging and seemingly impossible. Thankfully,

Read more ›

How to Start a Bookkeeping Business

By: Guidant Financial | July 11, 2019

If you’re naturally organized, enjoy working with numbers, and want to help other businesses succeed by making informed financial decisions, it might just be time to look into opening your own bookkeeping business. The Benefits of Starting a Bookkeeping Business Deciding to become your own

Read more ›

How to Secure Funding for a Small Business

By: Justin Song | July 2, 2019

Nearly every small business requires financial assistance. From purchasing real estate and equipment to hiring employees, very few business owners have the capital to fund their businesses on their own. However, it can be unclear how to go about securing financing. What are your options? What

Read more ›

How to Buy an Online Business

By: Guidant Financial | June 27, 2019

We spoke with Blake Hutchinson, CEO of Flippa, one of the largest end-to-end business marketplaces in the world. Read on for his insights into buying digital businesses online. Historically, buying a small business has been a very tangible, in-person experience. As an aspiring small business

Read more ›

How to Start a Painting Business

By: Guidant Financial | June 26, 2019

According to reports from IBIS World industry market research, the home painting industry should see an annualized growth of 7.1 percent in 2019. With healthy household disposable income levels and a competitive house buying and selling market, homeowners are both updating their homes to get top

Read more ›

Ready to take the next step?

Get in touch with a Guidant Financial expert and find out which programs, and how much, you qualify for.