Category Archive: Financing

  • From the Blog:

    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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    Avoid these financial mistakes when starting your franchise business.

    It’s so easy for entrepreneurs to get caught up in the idea of starting their own business that their financial priorities drop and they’re left with headaches, heartache or financial loss. We’re making sure this doesn’t happen to you. We’ve teamed up with Lene Steelman, Kiddie Academy’s Controller and VP of Accounting, who helps franchisees […]

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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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    Grand Opening Tips
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    3 Secrets of Millionaire Franchisees

    You may be a future empire builder, or you may want to own a select number of franchise locations with healthy financial returns.  There are many paths to becoming a millionaire, and many franchise concepts that may get you there.  But the bottom line is that becoming a millionaire is not  just about the franchise […]

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    Happy Franchising! A positive outlook for 2013

    2012 was a great year for franchising. We saw an overall improvement in business ownership for the first time since the recession. And we’ll continue to see that trend going into the New Year. According to IHS Global Insight, the number of franchise establishments in the United States is forecast to increase by 1.4 percent […]

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    4 Ways you’re Hurting your Shot at becoming a Franchise Owner

    Mistakes that hurt your credit score: Lending has made its (almost full) return. Loans are becoming more available, and all in time for you to start your own franchise business. Hold on, there’s more. Before the bank gives you a stamp of approval for a small business loan, they’re going to be examining your credit […]

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  • From the Blog:

    Avoid these financial mistakes when starting any franchise business.

    It’s so easy for entrepreneurs to get caught up in the idea of starting their own business that their financial priorities drop and they’re left with headaches, heartache or financial loss. We’re making sure this doesn’t happen to you. We’ve teamed up with Lene Steelman, Kiddie Academy’s Controller and VP of Accounting, who helps franchisees […]

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