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Franchise Buying Guide

Go Forth and Multiply
Franchise Buying Guide

Go Forth and Multiply

Multiunit franchising is on the rise as many entrepreneurs look for more ways to grow. Could this expansion trend be in your future?
Franchise Buying Guide

Got Skills?

Franchising is becoming a beacon for experienced workers.
Franchise Buying Guide

The Four Cs of Franchise Financing

Keep these in mind when seeking money for your franchise.
Franchise Buying Guide

Prime Time

Aging Americans require more and more services--are you tuned in to their needs? A senior-care franchise could be your big break in this growing industry.
Franchise Buying Guide

Where the Money Is

The path to financing a franchise may not be easy. But if you know what lenders are looking for, you'll be well on your way.
Franchise Buying Guide

Women of Substance

Who says it's a man's world? These women entrepreneurs have found exactly what they want in franchising.
Franchise Buying Guide

Goodwill Hunting?

Then these franchises are worth a look if you need a helping hand--or want to lend one to others.
Franchise Buying Guide

Secrets to Avoiding Employee Hassles in Your Franchise

Want a franchise, but afraid of the pain of dealing with employees? Follow these three tips to minimize employee problems.
Franchise Buying Guide

What's Hot: Ice Cream

The inside scoop on how ice cream franchises are going beyond the vanilla.
Franchise Buying Guide

Secrets to Success

Yes, you can be a successful franchisee--our insiders and experts tell you how.
Franchise Buying Guide

Trend Watch: Child-Focused Franchises

If the increasing popularity of education services, toy stores and kids' gyms is any indication, you can be sure the children's franchise industry is growing big and strong.
Franchise Buying Guide

Can Franchising Be Taught?

What do you really learn at one of the nation's top seminars on being a franchisee? Meet a franchisee who benefited from the course.
Franchise Buying Guide

10 Things Every Franchise Owner Should Know

If you're thinking of buying a franchise, you need to ask yourself these questions before jumping in.
Franchise Buying Guide

When Franchises Merge: What You Need to Know

What to do if your franchise company merges with another and you're left to cozy up with a former competitor
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When Franchisors Break Promises

Can a franchisor renege on its promises? How to make sure you get what you paid for.
Franchise Buying Guide

Minority Matters

Pick a resource and get all the help you need to overcome your obstacles.
Franchise Buying Guide

Can You Spot Me Five?

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

Are You Ready to Be a Franchisee?

Our experts reveal everything you can do to improve your chances for success before you buy a franchise.
Franchise Buying Guide

Regional vs. National Franchise Systems

How to decide which is best for you
Franchise Buying Guide

Franchise Roadblocks

Our tips for dealing with the real-life scenarios you'll face when investigating and investing in a franchise
Franchise Buying Guide

How the Government Protects Franchisees

You're not completely on your own while searching for a legitimate franchise. Certain regulations ensure franchisees' interests are protected.
Franchise Buying Guide

A Hamburger by Any Other Name...

How important is product in your search for the perfect franchise?
Franchise Buying Guide

Keep Thinking

Follow the lead of these franchisees who took their ideas to the corporate office and changed the way their franchises did business.
Franchise Buying Guide

Choosing a Legal Form for Your Franchise

Sole proprietorship, corporation, LLC...know the option that's best for you before you buy a franchise.
Franchise Buying Guide

In the Money

True stories of "how I got my franchise start-up capital"
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