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Andrew A. Caffey
Determining How Franchisors Treat Their Franchisees
Find out by getting the franchisor to answer these five simple questions.
Getting a weird feeling about that franchise investment? Check this list of warning signs to see if the company has some strikes against it.
Watch Your Step
Common mistakes prospective franchisees make
How To Spot A Scam
The top 10 warning signs of a shady franchise or business opportunity scam
Step By Step
How to find out whether a franchise is right for you
It's time to research some franchises. Grab your UFOCs . . . and your history book?
Destination: Buying a used franchise? Here's how to make the right moves.
Research A Franchise
Is that franchise right for you? Here's a step-by-step overview to help you answer that question.
How to choose between a franchise and a business opportunity
Mystery to Me
Is that a business opportunity you see or just another attempt to grab your cash and run? With a little sleuthing, you can separate the money-makers from the money-takers.
Sure, you can buy a franchise in almost any industry you're interested in, but it still pays to take a closer look before you leap.
Don't let a franchisor's decision not to disclose earnings figures discourage you. There are ways to find out what you need to know.
Now You're Cooking
What are the ingredients for franchise success? Our secret recipe for satisfying your entrepreneurial appetite.
Have No Fear
The thought of reading a franchise agreement got you shaking in your boots? Knowing what to expect can make it less intimidating.
A Closer Look
Is that new franchise or biz op a ground-floor opportunity--or a flash in the pan?
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