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Opening Financing Options for Franchisees: i9 Sports Franchisee and Guidant Financial Team Up

While keeping expectations in check, franchisees can face their financing options head on with an optimistic outlook. Uniting an optimistic frame of mind with realistic goals is the wisest course when setting out to procure the right kind of financing to start your franchise business. How are franchisees making the connection between finding the right financing and getting their franchise to opening day?


Though never as straightforward as many would like, finding the right help to get financing underway is the key to the progressive journey toward opening your business. That journey ultimately begins the day you realize you’d like to step into franchising partnered up with the franchisor of your choosing.


Harvesting Money


Considering the franchisor your partner in business and availing yourself of any and all available financing tips can open up doors you never thought possible. Personal research and exploration are also widely beneficial during those beginning months of preparation. By performing such research, Christopher Villa, current i9 Sports franchisee out of Issaquah, Washington, found a way to turn his IRA into franchise capital to start his business.


How can potential franchisees turn their IRA funds into business capital? What’s involved with this option and who qualifies? Find out more by reading up on Guidant Financial’s profile here. They’ve been helping franchisees to create exciting financing options for over a decade. Villa’s step into franchising was well capitalized, something he found to be of the highest value during the start-up phase which can last longer than some franchisees may initially expect.


To ensure the success of the business and cover bases when turning a profit is still a work in progress, franchise partners must consider how they will afford running the business. Recurring costs and the necessities of life must be covered during this phase of business, which is of particular importance to beginning and single-unit operators whose entire livelihood may be focused on that primary source of income, their new franchise.


Watch this video to find out more about i9 Sports franchising and how financing through alternative channels may work for you.  


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