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North Carolina Couple Secures Small Business Loan to Open a Kiddie Academy

Meet the Lorenz family, a husband and wife duo that were looking to fulfill their dream of becoming business owners. Jerome Lorenz, with a background in business finance and banking along with his wife Vladimira, a former executive assistant wanted to be able to provide high quality child-care to children and parents in the Asheville…

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Corporate Leaders to open a Kiddie Academy® Child Care Center

Taisha and Deepak Vazirani met while working as Financial Managers at AT&T– this couple knows what it’s like to work together and grow a successful business. With more than 25 years of combined corporate experience, working at companies such as Campbell Soup, Proctor & Gamble, Polo Ralph Lauren, and AT & T, they were looking…

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Using Retirement Funds to Finance your Franchise

Financing is a crucial step in any new business proposition.  Did you know that you can invest your existing retirement funds in a new franchise operation—without taxes or penalties?  Unlike a loan with monthly payments, you use pre-tax dollars to fund your business.  You also gain business equity and an improved cash flow position from…

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High Interest From Them Means Low Interest for You

Big Banks Leading the Lending Charge   According to a recent Wall Street Journal article, a survey of loan officers performed by the Federal Reserve “cited more aggressive competition” among lenders. Why is this good for you?  The increased competition among banks to lend money means lower interest rates for loan recipients — for you….

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Grand Opening Tips for Franchisees

Ready to jump-start your franchise business? First things first: open with a bang. A successful grand opening generates what business owners love most: word-of-mouth and loyal customers. Here are a few expert tips for planning your Grand Opening: 1. Fit It Into Your Budget Work the grand opening into your initial budget so you cover…

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