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Finding Your Perfect Franchise
Franchises

Finding Your Perfect Franchise

Ten sure-fire strategies for tracking down the right one -- and five things to avoid.
Gwen Moran
Franchises

Should 'Franchisee' Be Your Next Job Title?

If you're looking for work in this market, buying a franchise might be a better option.
Jeff Elgin
Franchising ROI: What's Reasonable?
Return on Investment

Franchising ROI: What's Reasonable?

How to determine whether a franchise investment makes financial sense
Jeff Elgin
Finance Your Franchise With Retirement Funds
Franchises

Finance Your Franchise With Retirement Funds

If you're having trouble getting franchise financing from the traditional sources, consider this alternative.
Jeff Elgin
Thanking Veterans Is Great for Business
Franchises

Thanking Veterans Is Great for Business

Franchises are finding that veterans make fantastic business owners.
Jeff Elgin
License to Thrive
Franchises

License to Thrive

Medical franchises are just the latest in a long line of franchise opportunities that recruit licensed professionals as franchisees.
Jeff Elgin
Dirty Jobs: the Secret to Success in 2010
Franchises

Dirty Jobs: the Secret to Success in 2010

If you're searching for a recession-proof franchise, consider getting into the business of 'dirty jobs.'
Jeff Elgin
Franchises

Refranchising: Should You Buy In?

Consider these factors before buying a company-owned franchise unit.
Jeff Elgin
Franchises

Get in the Driver's Seat

Love cars? That love might just make you the perfect franchisee.
Jeff Elgin
Franchises

Looking for a Great Business Idea? Stay Home

A tour of the typical home reveals numerous opportunities to start a home services franchise.
Jeff Elgin
Marketing

5 Franchise Marketing Essentials

Look for these qualities before you make an investment.
Jeff Elgin
Starting a Business

10 Things About Franchise Contracts- Part 2

Part two in the series of understanding the ins and outs of a franchise agreement contract, and how to protect yourself.
Jeff Elgin
Franchise

10 Things About Franchise Contracts- Part 1

Reading the fine print and asking questions can save you from franchise calamity.
Jeff Elgin
Starting a Business

Recession-Proof Franchises

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