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2013 Low-Cost Franchises

100 franchises for under $50,000

2014 Top Low Cost Franchises
If you're ready to go bargain shopping, then you'll be interested in our ranking of the top franchises that can be started for under $50,000. These franchises are ranked based on their scores in Entrepreneur's Franchise 500®.

Top 10 Low Cost Franchises for 2013

RANK
 
FRANCHISE NAME
STARTUP COSTS
1
H&R Block
$31.5K - 148.69K
2
Jan-Pro Franchising Int'l. Inc.
$3.15K - 50.9K
3
System4
$6.15K - 37.75K
4
Vanguard Cleaning Systems
$9.85K - 35.83K
5
Jazzercise Inc.
$4.28K - 76.5K
6
Cruise Planners-American Express Travel
$2.09K - 21.98K
7
Anago Cleaning Systems
$11.18K - 66.84K
8
Chem-Dry Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning
$29.95K - 131K
9
CruiseOne
$4.61K - 26.27K
10
Novus Glass
$44.27K - 227K
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