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Withdrawing from Your 401(k): Should You Take a Taxable Distribution?

401(k) Business Funding | Rollovers for Business Start-ups

Many Americans spend their entire working career putting money into a retirement account such as a 401(k) or IRA. Those fortunate enough to have employer-sponsored plans may also enjoy benefits ...

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August 17, 2017

401(k) Business Financing as the Down Payment for a Small Business Loan

401(k) Business Funding | Financing | Rollovers for Business Start-ups | SBA Loans | Small Business

SBA small business loans are difficult to obtain in the first place. Combine this with the fact that once you do secure your business loan, you will need to provide at least 20 percent cash down, ...

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August 16, 2017

6 Reasons Your Small Business Needs Payroll Services

Management | Small Business | Small Business Resources

Business owners are expected to wear 1,000 different hats on any given day. Though staying busy and tackling new challenges is part of the excitement of entrepreneurship, it can be overwhelming at ...

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August 15, 2017

10 Steps to Starting a Business

Small Business | Small Business Resources

So you want to own your own business — hats off to you! Now it’s time to put your vision into motion and make your dream a reality. These 10 steps to business ownership will help you stay on ...

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August 08, 2017

The Difference Between 401(k) Loans and 401(k) Business Financing

401(k) Business Funding | Rollovers for Business Start-ups

The IRS provides benefits to people saving for their retirement in the form of pre-tax salary deferrals and a potential tax credit. Putting aside enough money and allowing it to grow for your golden ...

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August 04, 2017

How to Write a Business Plan That Will Get Approved for a Loan

Financing | Small Business Resources

What's a business plan? Businesses that write a business plan see a 30 percent increase in growth compared to those who don’t have a formal written plan. A business plan is a living document that ...

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August 01, 2017

Do you qualify for 401(k) business financing?

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

When it’s time for you to pursue business financing, a Rollover for Business Start-up (ROBS) arrangement can be a quick and affordable option. ROBS allows you to use existing retirement funds to ...

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July 27, 2017

For Sale by Owner: Benefits of Seller Financing


Buying an existing business is a smart and relatively quick way to become an entrepreneur that comes with several advantages — an established client base, curated logo and branding, and potentially ...

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July 26, 2017