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Can You Use Any Type of Retirement Plan for ROBS Funding?

When you want to use the Rollover as Business Startup (ROBS) strategy to fund your entrepreneurial dreams, you will need to be sure you have access to the right types of retirement funds.

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| Author Molly Klein, tagged in ROBS provider

So You Want to Use Your 401(k) to Start a Business...

So you want to use your 401(k) to start a business ...

What are the steps you need to take to make sure your business is structured in the right way to give you access to your funds quickly and allow you to get your business off the ground? If you have retirement funds and the ability to access those funds, you have a valuable funding resource.

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| Author Molly Klein, tagged in 401(k) plan

Is 401(k)/IRA Business Funding Right for You?

When you’ve done all the work to determine whether you’re ready to start your own small business, it’s time to see what financing option makes the most sense. For some small business owners, the choice comes down to asking a simple question: Is 401(k) business funding is right for you?

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| Author Molly Klein, tagged in

Business Funding and Retirement 101: ROBs or Self-Directed IRA?

Entrepreneurs who are interested in using their retirement fund assets to drive their small business creation or expansion have several options. However, there are considerable advantages to using a rollover approach instead of a self-directed option.

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| Author Molly Klein, tagged in ROBS Funding

Small Business Funding:  Traditional 401(k) Loan or ROBS?

You contribute to your retirement plan so that, one day down the road, you’ll be able to continue with a life “style”. 

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| Author Molly Klein, tagged in ROBS Funding

8 Reasons to Use Your 401(k) to Fund Your New Business

When you are looking at options to fund your small business, and if you have retirement funds, you should consider using the ROBS arrangement.

ROBS (Rollover for Business Startups) is an innovative approach to business funding. Using a ROBS arrangement, business owners leverage existing 401(k) funds to finance their business purchase or expansion.

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| Author Molly Klein, tagged in fund your business

ROBS: The Best-Kept Secret for Funding Your Dream Business

Ever since you started working, you have been told to save for the future, so you'll have the means to live in the future.  Whether you have a company sponsored retirement plan, are investing in a personal IRA or making regular investments into a savings account, you understand the importance of building your nest egg for the next chapter of your life. 

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| Author Benetrends, tagged in business funding, ROBS Funding, ROBS provider

How to Match Your Skills and Interests to Business Opportunities

"Do what you love."

It is a popular maxim. We are all encouraged to work in an area that we enjoy, doing work that is fulfilling and meaningful to us. That sentiment is no different for entrepreneurs.

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| Author Benetrends, tagged in small business startup funding, business opportunities

Sharpen These 8 Skills for Startup Success

For entrepreneurs, the list of essential skills can seem never-ending. Small business owners wear many hats, and the ability to be nimble means having a vast array of talents you can draw on depending on the situation.

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| Author Benetrends, tagged in start up businesses, business startups, starting a business

Entrance Strategy: What Is the Best Age to Become an Entrepreneur?

A new paper by researchers at MIT, Northwestern University and the U.S. Census Bureau dispels the classic myth that the best entrepreneurs are those who are quitting college and becoming tech wunderkinder in their twenties.

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| Author Benetrends, tagged in entrepreneur funding, senior entrepreneurs, millennial entrepreneurs, qualities of a successful entrepreneur

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