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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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2019: The Year of The Franchise

By: Guidant Financial | August 27, 2019

2019 has been a great year for franchised businesses, by many indications. It’s so good, in fact, that now might be one of the best times in a long while for you to jump into owning your own franchise. With franchise profitability up year over year, franchise owners are happy with their decision

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What Are ROBS Prohibited Transactions?

By: Guidant Financial | August 23, 2019

Top Tips to Avoid Common Prohibited Transactions Always act in the 401(k) plan’s best interest. Don’t pay yourself an excessive salary. Your wages should be within market for your role. Don‘t use any business property for personal use. Don’t let your spouse or family use any

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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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