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How Guidant Financial Can Help Your Franchise

By: Guidant Financial | October 8, 2019

If you dream of owning your own business, but you’re not interested in buying an existing company or starting one from scratch, franchising could be the perfect fit. With help from Guidant Financial, your journey to franchise ownership can be simple and straightforward. Franchises account for

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I Want to Start a Business…But What Kind?

By: Guidant Financial | October 3, 2019

How to Decide on a Business to Start: Understand your financing options to know how much money you have to work with. Use our free prequalification tool. Decide between starting a business from scratch, buying an existing business, or purchasing a franchise. Work with a franchise consultant or

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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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