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Independent Businesses vs. Franchises

By: Guidant Financial | August 21, 2018

Take an in-depth look at how entrepreneurial lifestyle, startup costs and survival rates differ between independent startup businesses and franchises. Learn which one is right for you. If the stress of deciding between opening a franchise or an independent business is weighing heavily on you,

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Top Small Business Financing Methods of 2018

By: Guidant Financial | August 14, 2018

Whether you’re dreaming of starting a business or financing a franchise in the near — or far — future, you may want to explore financing options as your next step. If you’re like many entrepreneurs, you’ll reach into your own pockets first, then supplement that with other options such

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