Andrew A. Caffey


Head of the Class

Your assignment: Buy a Franchise. Step 1: Take our crash course in finding the right franchise for you.

Netting a Winner

Before you chase down that business opportunity, make sure it's the right one for you. These tips will get you started.

All That Glitters

It's easy to be blinded by all the tempting opportunities out there. Keep these points in mind while doing your research, and you'll be sure to strike franchise gold.

Hey, Get a Clue!

Find out why the Uniform Franchise Offering Circular has been a franchisee's best friend for 25 years.

Cloning Around

You've read about the companies in our Franchise 500. Now find out how to join them by franchising your own business.

Playing It Right

As an entrepreneur, taking risks is part of your nature. But when it comes to franchise research, it doesn't pay to gamble. Keep these points in mind before choosing a franchise.

Just the FAQs

Got questions about researching and buying a franchise or a business opportunity? We've got answers.

Stick to the Path

Get your trip down franchise-buying lane off on the right foot with a little how-to help.

Can You Spot Me Five?

Can't find the cash? Have you tried these 5 common resources?

Good Buy

So you think buying a franchise is the best path to your business dreams? Now you need directions to the right choice of opportunity.
Starting a Business

On a Mission

Any business opportunity purchase demands careful investigation. What's at stake? Only the keys to an entrepreneurial kingdom.

Information Not Included

5 great questions not answered in the UFOC

Read All About It

Everything you need to know should be in this one document, but where?

Watch Out!

Hey, suckers! Here's how to <i>not</i> throw your money away on a get-rich-quick scheme.

Age Issues

Blaze a new trail or go with old reliable? That's what you have to decide before you buy a franchise.