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3 Signs You’re Ready to Make the Leap into Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship | Lifestyle | Small Business

When asked about the entrepreneurial journey, Richard Hoad, co-owner of the Parsonage Inn in East Orleans, Massachusetts, says, “There’s a lot of things you have to think about, but just say ...

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September 07, 2017

5 Questions to Ask Before Leaping into Small Business Ownership

Entrepreneurship | Small Business

Deciding to make the jump into small business ownership can be a nerve-wracking decision, especially if it means leaving a stable job (and income) to venture out on your own. How can you tell if ...

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September 05, 2017

6 Entrepreneurial Flaws to Ditch, Improve or Embrace

Entrepreneurship | Guidant Financial | Leadership | Lifestyle

We’ve all sat in a job interview and been asked the dreaded question, “What’s your biggest weakness?” And somewhere along your career path, you’ve hopefully learned how to answer this ...

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August 28, 2017

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 Can Benefit from 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

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

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

There are significant benefits provided to people saving for their retirement in the form of pre-tax salary deferrals and a potential tax credit. Putting aside enough money is essential to planning ...

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August 04, 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