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Retirement Funds to Buy a Business…NO WAY!!….But Maybe?

Written by Kelly Krueger, Senior Consultant at Benetrends Have you ever? Had a job with a retirement plan? Contributed to a company retirement plan? Changed jobs and rolled over your retirement funds into the new company’s plan? Purchased employee stock? If you’ve...

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SBA Lending for $150k and Under: What You Need to Know

As SBA lending options become more advantageous for service-based brands, let’s debunk common myths and clear up confusion surrounding this smart funding option with insight from a leading lender in this space.     Table of Contents What is SBA Lending for...

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ROBS vs. Self-Directed IRA: Which is Right for Your Business?

When it comes to funding options for your small business, there are many options. For many entrepreneurs, the best option can be found in their 401(k)/IRA. Using retirement fund assets as your primary financing source has several advantages, like not being subject to...

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Launching a Business Post-COVID

There is truth that the small business economy can - and will - lead to our economic recovery post-COVID. While the US takes small steps toward a new normal, small businesses have been taking great leaps forward. There was a temporary dip in new business applications...

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4 Questions to Ask Your ROBS Funding Service Provider

A Rollover as Business Startup, more commonly known as ROBS, is a funding strategy that allows you to take existing qualified retirement funds and turn it into ready cash for your business. While the process isn’t complicated, there are complexities with the initial...

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Benetrends Welcomes Kelly Krueger as Senior Consultant

  LANSDALE, PA. March 11, 2021  Benetrends Financial, a trusted leader in franchise and small business funding, is pleased to announce the recent hire of Kelly Krueger, who joins the Benetrends team as a Senior Sales Consultant.  “Kelly is a consummate...

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3 Dos and Don’ts of ROBS Funding

If you’re looking to start or scale a business, it’s important to have ample funding.  Leveraging your 401(k)/IRA to start or scale a business is a valuable way to use your existing resources without saddling your venture with debt. But there are important dos...

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