Jeff Elgin

Jeff Elgin

Jeff Elgin has almost 20 years of experience franchising, both as a franchisee and a senior franchise company executive. He's currently the CEO of FranChoice Inc., a company that provides free consulting to consumers looking for a franchise that best meets their needs.

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Buying a Franchise Coach Jeff Elgin

Recession-Proof Franchises

They're out there, and ready for you to take the reins.
Buying a Franchise Coach Jeff Elgin

5 Unconventional Ways to Fund Your Franchise

As traditional funding sources dry up, franchisees have to get creative. Fortunately, reliable strategies aren't being kept secret.
Buying a Franchise Coach Jeff Elgin

Franchise Biz Plan: A Remedy for Failure

Each plan needs 5 sections, and franchisors make it easy to fill them out by providing all the info you need. So avoid potential pitfalls. Have a plan.
Buying a Franchise Coach Jeff Elgin

Save on Your Franchise Startup

When starting your franchise, there are times when you should pay for convenience and efficiency, and times when you shouldn't.
Buying a Franchise Coach Jeff Elgin

Is Franchise Ownership in Your DNA?

Franchising isn't for everyone. Read on to see if you have 8 key characteristics to survive in a franchise.
Franchises

The Anatomy of an FDD

We break down your most tedious--and valuable--franchise research tool into digestible bites.
Buying a Franchise Coach Jeff Elgin

10 Steps to Buying the Right Franchise

Franchising is a safe way to start your own business. Just make sure you pick one the makes sense for you.
Buying a Franchise Coach Jeff Elgin

3 Sources of Franchise Financing

Know how to make sense of the current economy and its impact on franchise funding.
Buying a Franchise Coach Jeff Elgin

Be Your Own Boss

If you long to run things, but crave a little structure, a franchise or biz opp could be the perfect solution.
Buying an Existing Franchise, Part 1
Franchise Buying Guide

Buying an Existing Franchise, Part 1

What you need to know when you plan to buy a "used" franchise instead of a new one.

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