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What Is A Business Entity

By: Deborah Sweeney, CEO, MyCorporation | September 26, 2019

Let’s dive into the history behind the business entity and answer these common questions. What is a business entity? Where do entities exist? What types of business entities are currently in existence? Incorporating a small business as a business entity is important. An incorporated business

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How to Start a Cleaning Business

By: Guidant Financial | September 20, 2019

Quick Steps to Start a Cleaning Business: Structure your business. Will you buy a franchise or start an independent business? Will you hire employees? Will you focus on residential or commercial cleaning or both? Learn about and pursue your funding options. Guidant’s free pre-qualification

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Franchise Financing through SBA Loans

By: Guidant Financial | September 17, 2019

The SBA Loan Process in Three Steps Filling out application paperwork. SBA loan applications can be lengthy. The application usually asks for detailed information about personal and financial history, tax documents, financial declarations, business tax returns, and a business plan. While any

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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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