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Small Business Success Stories: Real Life Stories from Couples in Business

401(k) Business Funding | Client Stories | Entrepreneurship | Guidant Financial

Having a long-lasting marriage is a big accomplishment in and of itself, but when your spouse is also your business partner, it makes success that much sweeter. Over 3 million of the 22 million ...

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February 14, 2018

7 Common Small Business Problems and How to Overcome Them

Entrepreneurship | Management | Small Business

Small businesses face a variety of challenges in their first year, but learn the steps you can take to reduce the impact and set the foundation for ...

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February 08, 2018

2018 Women in Business Trends: Survey Shows Men and Women Have Different Paths to Business Ownership

Entrepreneurship | Leadership | Lifestyle

Women-owned businesses account for 31 percent of all privately-held firms in the United States, according to the National Association of Women Business Owners. While this is far from equal gender ...

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January 30, 2018

Why 2018 Is the Right Time to Start A Business

Entrepreneurship | Financing | News and Media | Small Business

For those who want to start a business for themselves, one of the biggest decisions besides what kind of business to buy is when to make the leap. It can be nerve-wracking to think of leaving a ...

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January 24, 2018

Surprising Small Business Trends Revealed in New Survey by Guidant Financial and LendingClub

Entrepreneurship | Financing | Guidant Financial | News and Media

Whether it was tackling increases to state wages, adopting new technologies or understanding federal tax changes, 2017 dealt small business owners their fair share of challenges. Fortunately, it ...

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January 16, 2018

Franchise Spotlight: Big Frog Custom T-shirts

Big Frog was founded in 2007 and has been offering franchises since 2008. Based in Florida, Big Frog is a custom-design t-shirt company with 80 franchises in the country as of 2017. Big Frog ...

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December 19, 2017

The 4 Most Common Fears Aspiring Entrepreneurs Face

401(k) Business Funding | Client Stories | Entrepreneurship | Lifestyle

There’s no better time than the end of the year to reflect on your goals — both those that were achieved as well as the ones still on your to-do list. Starting a business is a big goal that ...

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December 12, 2017

401(k) Business Financing: Who Should Use It and Who Shouldn’t

401(k) Business Funding | Entrepreneurship | Financing | Guidant Financial | Rollovers for Business Start-ups

It’s no wonder that more and more people are funding their businesses using 401(k) business financing. Also called Rollovers for Business Start-ups (ROBS), the benefits of using this method can ...

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December 06, 2017