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How to Get Small Business Funding with Bad Credit

By: Guidant Financial | January 4, 2019

Many small business owners rely on traditional business loans and other debt-based financing methods to launch their ventures. But for aspiring entrepreneurs who need small business funding with bad credit, the ability to secure financing can be challenging and seemingly impossible. Thankfully,

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How to Start a Business Online

By: Guidant Financial | April 9, 2019

In today’s increasingly digital world, you can visit a museum, host a meeting, and get groceries without leaving the comfort of your own home. It should come as no surprise that it’s also possible to start a business online — without the need for a physical storefront or even professional

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Where to Find Small Businesses for Sale

By: Guidant Financial | April 2, 2019

Following your entrepreneurial dreams doesn’t have to mean building something brand-new from the ground up. Buying an existing business or franchise can increase your chances of success by allowing you to grow an already successful brand. Learn about where to find small businesses for sale and

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What is a Portfolio Loan for Small Business?

By: Guidant Financial | March 28, 2019

What if you could access your stocks, bonds, or mutual funds – without selling them – to borrow money to start a business? You don’t have to wonder any longer: you can. Portfolio loans are a fast and flexible option that leverage your stocks, bonds and other eligible securities. With

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