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Financial Aid

Top 100 franchisors that lend you money

This story appears in the November 1996 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Money may not make the world go 'round, but it sure makes starting a business a lot easier. Even when you're buying a franchise, as opposed to starting from scratch, coming up with that much-needed cash can prove to be a daunting challenge.

Coming to the rescue are franchisors who offer direct financing. This means that instead of seeking capital from a bank, the Small Business Administration or Aunt Wilma, you can turn to the franchisor for the funds you need.

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