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Where to Find Small Businesses for Sale

By: Guidant Financial | April 2, 2019

Following your entrepreneurial dreams doesn’t have to mean building something brand-new from the ground up. Buying an existing business or franchise can increase your chances of success by allowing you to grow an already successful brand. Learn about where to find small businesses for sale and

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What is a Portfolio Loan for Small Business?

By: Guidant Financial | March 28, 2019

What if you could access your stocks, bonds, or mutual funds – without selling them – to borrow money to start a business? You don’t have to wonder any longer: you can. Portfolio loans are a fast and flexible option that leverage your stocks, bonds and other eligible securities. With

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Top 3 Small Business Trends and Lessons From 2018

By: Justin Song | March 5, 2019

Three business trends emerged in 2018 that every business, whether a startup or established, should know for 2019. By taking advantage of these opportunities, you can position your business for growth and success in the new year and beyond. In 2018, the strong economy propelled small business to

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