buying a franchise

3 Absolutely Essential Things to Consider Before Buying a Franchise

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Are you in love with the idea of owning a franchise? Countless people have made the decision to buy and are glad they did. Franchises can quickly provide you with a steady income without many of the challenges that are intrinsic in other business models. However, before you decide to start putting money into this dream, there are three very …

Funding Wonder to Launch FINRA Regulated Crowd Funding Platform

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The Online Lender will be Among the First to Offer Investments in Business Loans to Non-Accredited Investors. Funding Wonder Crowd, LLC, the operator of an online lending platform focused on small business loans, has been approved by FINRA (the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority) as a licensed Regulation Crowdfunding Funding Portal. This means that anyone aged 18 or older will now be able to …

considerations when financing your business with a 401K rollover

Considerations when rolling over your 401K into a business

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Risks Involved Employing your 401(k) to finance your start-up venture comes with some pretty high risks. We’ve outlined some of the most obvious risks below to help you make a well-informed decision.  Before we know continue, know this… Many business and franchises have been started using 401K rollover financing.  Despite the commonness and acceptance of this financing options, their are …

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What is a Small Business 401K Rollover?

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If you’ve been an employee for a better part of your professional career and are now considering starting up a business, you may be aware of the possibility to utilize your IRA or 401(k) retirement fund as an investment. It has its benefits but it could prove to be a complicated procedure for anyone not too acquainted with it; easier …

E Myth Review and Summary

Review & Summary – E-Myth & The Turn-Key Revolution

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Shockingly, 80% of start-ups still end in miserable failure. This statistic has been completely understandable throughout the years because businesses are a tricky thing to get right; however, in this day and age with all the information you could ever want and need at your fingertips, why is this figure still so high? The ‘E-Myth’ suggests that most failed businesses …

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What is the SBA 7A Loan Program?

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The SBA 7a is a popular loan program that was suspended after reaching the $18.7 billion limit for the year, has finally been renewed. The House of Representatives has approved the bill which will lift the SBA’s lending cap for the largest loan guarantee program to reach $23.5 billion. What is better is that the Senate has also passed the …

Advantages and Disadvantages of Working Capital Loans

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Securing a loan for working capital is an excellent way to begin generating both capital and growth from your business. To get your business off the ground, capital is essential for covering the financial needs of your daily operations such as payroll or marketing costs. Funds that are available to cover your business’s short term and immediate needs are known …

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Getting an SBA Loan for your Start Up

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SBA Loans for Startup Businesses It is possible to find money for your new business with this review of the top three SBA loan programs. It doesn’t matter what you see on websites or infomercials, there aren’t any SBA loans that will involve free money, no-interest loans, or government grants. The truth is that the SBA won’t lend funds directly …

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First Financial helps vet become Franchisee through VETFRAN

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Original Article: http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/243017   “Where did you get most of your advice/do most of your research? I talked to some of the current business owners and my business coach, Bruce Krebs of the Entrepreneur Source. Bruce never hesitated to apply his extensive business knowledge and advise me every step of the way, making my dreams a reality. Also, Cindy Watson, …

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Why you need Professional Advice when seeking an SBA Loan

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Professional advice is always recommended whenever you need something that you are not very well accustomed with. Whether it is buying a property or seeking an SBA loan, professional advice will always help you to make informed decisions. The most notable advantage of professional advice is that it can determine whether you would get approved or rejected for an SBA …

How to get a Small Business Loan without Collateral

How to get a Small Business Loan without Collateral

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Broadly, there are two types of loans: secured and unsecured. There are dozens of types of loans depending on their nature, purpose, applicability, loan amount, interest and terms but they can all be classified as either secured or unsecured. Secured loans require collateral. It is a tangible asset that acts as the security. Unsecured loans don’t need such collateral or …

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How to Finance a Franchise Purchase

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Franchise financing doesn’t really call for unconventional methods. You don’t need to opt for crowd financing or peer to peer lending networks for franchise financing. Banks and traditional financial institutions have been financing franchises for decades. They consider it to be safer to fund a franchise business than an absolutely new business. Hence, it is wise to take advantage of …

Small business loan for women

Business Loans for Women

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The Small Business Administration has numerous programs aimed at specific purposes. The overall purpose of the federal agency is to offer funding to small businesses. In addition to that, the SBA focuses on target groups to be of specific help. For instance, the SBA has special loan programs for veterans and the immediate family of people serving in and retiring …