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This questions is a little bit too complicated for us to answer on here. Basically, your investment should depend on what the net operating income the business produces is in comparison to your investment. A good rule of thumb is that you will always want to see anything from an 8-10% return (minimum). Therefore, if you will be investing $10,000, you should make sure that the business is giving you an $800 yearly return (minimum).
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If she will be giving you 50% interest in the company and the financials make sense, then yes.