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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 Do I Buy an Existing Small Business?

By: Guidant Financial | July 30, 2019

Steps to Buy a Small Business: When you’ve found the business you want to buy, assess the business environment that it will be operating in. Understand what makes the business successful so that you can replicate that success. Perform due diligence with an accountant, lawyer, and other

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The Best States for Small Business 2019

By: Guidant Financial | July 23, 2019

Key Findings: With signs of new business growth in Michigan, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey, the Steel Belt is showing signs of resurgence. High population states like California, Florida, Arizona, and Colorado are struggling to make room for new business owners. Oregon has increased to the 5th most

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What Retirement Plans Work With ROBS?

By: Guidant Financial | July 17, 2019

Rollovers for Business Start-Ups (ROBS) is an innovative method of financing a business. ROBS allows you to access the money in your eligible retirement accounts as funding to buy a business, as a down payment on a larger business loan, or recapitalization for a business. But does ‘eligible’

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