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How You Can Leverage a Business Line of Credit

Financing | Small Business

Just like with personal credit, there is a right way and a wrong way to use a line of credit for your business. Done wrong, using that line can add incremental stress to your cash flow and ...

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July 14, 2016

[Infographic] Industry Report: Frozen Yogurt Shops

Entrepreneurship | Franchising | Small Business

Last time you went on an evening walk to find a cool treat in summer, you likely ended up at a frozen yogurt shop. This is due in large part to the fact that the number of frozen yogurt stores has ...

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June 28, 2016

Equity Financing vs. Debt Financing: Which is right for you?

What if you could start or buy your own business without going into debt? Imagine — no interest rates, no monthly repayments to a lender, no impact on your credit score and no collateral. A ...

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May 24, 2016

Small Business Success Story: Brewing What They Love

Client Stories

Suzie Ford was a banker who had just been laid off; her husband Todd was an airline pilot who missed seeing his wife. They decided to change course and start a business together. Since Todd liked ...

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March 11, 2016

Taking the Fear Out of Business Financing


Here at Guidant Financial, we’ve helped thousands of entrepreneurs like you make the jump into small business ownership over the past 12 years. With that much experience under our belt, we ...

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October 29, 2015

5 Simple Steps: Prepare Your Credit to Buy a Business


A lot of preparation goes into launching a start-up, from determining what kind of industry you’re interested in to developing your business model. But of equal importance is a step that many ...

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April 28, 2015

Financing a Restaurant Franchise

Financing | Franchising

The average American adult buys a meal or snack from a restaurant 5.8 times per week, and restaurant industry sales are were projected at $783 billion for 2016. With stats like these, it’s no ...

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April 21, 2015