News and Articles About Franchise Disclosure Documents

3 Lessons Learned From a Decade in Franchising
Franchises

3 Lessons Learned From a Decade in Franchising

An editor reflects on her 10 years covering the world of franchising.
Tracy Stapp Herold
The Key to Understanding a Company's FDD
Franchises

The Key to Understanding a Company's FDD

Thinking of investing? Check out these three critical sections of the franchise disclosure document first.
Tracy Stapp Herold
What to Consider Before Buying a Franchise
Franchises

What to Consider Before Buying a Franchise

Franchise ownership isn't for everyone, nor is every opportunity a gold mine. Here's a shortlist of what you need to know.
Dinah Wisenberg Brin
How to Read a Franchise Disclosure Document
Franchises

How to Read a Franchise Disclosure Document

Let's face it: A Franchise Disclosure Document, with its piles of legalese, can be daunting. We help you read between the lines.
Buyer Beware: Franchise Warning Signs
Franchises

Buyer Beware: Franchise Warning Signs

What to look out for when researching a franchise opportunity.
Joe Mathews
Five Questions to Ask Franchisees Before You Become One
Franchises

Five Questions to Ask Franchisees Before You Become One

When researching a franchise purchase, don't overlook your best source of information: current and former franchisees.
Jeff Elgin
Will I Make Money As a Franchisee?
Franchises

Will I Make Money As a Franchisee?

You can't always bet on a franchise success, but you can put the odds in your favor.