Purchasing a franchise is a great way to become a new business owner, and it comes with several advantages. You maintain the thrill of entrepreneurship while also gaining industry reputation, an established business model and well-developed marketing materials. Whether you’re just starting to look, or you’re about to open your doors, here are five of the franchise resources our clients have ...Read more
Something is brewing in American cities and towns: Craft breweries and brewpubs serving small-batch hoppy IPAs, crisp lagers and malty amber ales. And these fine-quality adult beverages aren’t just ...Read More
Just like with personal credit, there is a right way and a wrong way to use a line of credit for your business. Done wrong, using that line can add incremental stress to your cash flow and ...Read More
Steve Nilssen, Guidant’s Senior Financing Consultant, sat down with franchise expert Tom Scarda to discuss how future small business owners can pick a top-performing franchise as their new venture. ...Read More
As we celebrate the independence and freedoms afforded to us as Americans, we also reflect on the American dream pursued by 28 million small business owners each year. After a successful ...Read More
By Susan Solovic, THE Small Business Expert Money is typically tight when your small business is getting started. It’s smart to examine every expense and look for ways to reduce unnecessary ...Read More
Last time you went on an evening walk to find a cool treat in summer, you likely ended up at a frozen yogurt shop. This is due in large part to the fact that the number of frozen yogurt stores has ...Read More
We’re excited to announce that Guidant Financial has again been named one of Seattle Business Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. So, what makes working at Guidant great? Here’s our team ...Read More
By Devin Miller, Executive Vice President of Guidant Financial How boisterous is the dynamic around your family table during the holidays? Perhaps some discussions turn to disagreements or ...Read More
The expenses associated with expanding your small business's team can quickly add up. While the investment is worthwhile, the time and resources required to recruit and train new employees ...Read More
Guidant Financial recently partnered with MyCorporation to conduct a survey of over 1,000 small business owners on the 2016 presidential election. Donald Trump fared well with entrepreneurs, ...Read More
Small Business Success: ROBS 101 David Nilssen, serial entrepreneur and Guidant Financial’s CEO and co-founder, shares how each year thousands of entrepreneurs start a business debt free. David ...Read More
By John Tarnoff, career reinvention coach for baby boomers Summer is right around the corner and the kids will be on break soon. Life may slow down enough for you to seriously consider launching ...Read More
Guidant Financial named the health, fitness and beauty trade as one of small business's hottest industries. Here, we take a closer look at one particular segment that offers outstanding potential in ...Read More
Mutual of Omaha compiled the advice of business owners and experts to share a fresh perspective on how to maintain a healthy cash flow for small businesses. Our CEO and co-founder, David Nilssen, was ...Read More
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