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Tips for Becoming a Successful Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurship

Bill Gates, Elon Musk and Oprah Winfrey – what do they all have in common? You guessed it: All are extremely successful entrepreneurs. But before you assume you aren’t born to be an entrepreneur ...

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February 16, 2019

How Much Does It Cost to Start a Business?

401(k) Business Funding | Entrepreneurship | Financing

The decision to start or buy a small business is an exciting step. Whether you’re launching your own independent business or investing in a franchise, it’s the beginning of being able to be your ...

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February 13, 2019

7 Things Small Business Owners Should Know About Seller Financing

Entrepreneurship | Financing | Small Business

Small business owners know how important securing financing is to start a business. But when it’s time to sell their business, small business owners may think the time to worry about capital is ...

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February 07, 2019

Starting a Business after 50

401(k) Business Funding | Entrepreneurship | Home Equity Lines of Credit (HELOC)

Starting over later in life can be intimidating. But starting a business after 50 comes with unique advantages that make it possible to quickly launch a successful business as baby boomer ...

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February 06, 2019

How to Start a Tutoring Business

Entrepreneurship | Franchising | Management | Small Business

With fewer college students pursuing teaching degrees and the number of school age children in the U.S. growing each year, the education industry is increasingly in need of support. If you’re ...

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January 30, 2019

Resources for Women Starting a Business

401(k) Business Funding | Entrepreneurship | Financing | Women in Business

While the number of women owned businesses continues to grow, the challenges women face when becoming entrepreneurs are unique. Fortunately, there are number of easily accessible resources focused ...

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January 22, 2019

The State of Small Business in 2019

Entrepreneurship | News and Media | Small Business

To learn about small business trends and life as a small business owner, Guidant Financial partnered with online lending marketplace LendingClub for our annual State of Small Business survey. ...

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January 16, 2019

Essential Resources for Franchise Financing

401(k) Business Funding | Financing | SBA Loans

How you fund your franchise is one of the earliest and most important decisions you’ll make as an entrepreneur. Fortunately, knowing which franchise financing resources to turn to makes the ...

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January 15, 2019