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If an aspiring actor's dream is to see his name in lights,an aspiring entrepreneur's dream might be to see his businesson every street corner. The catch? Achieving that dream can taketons of money, many years and a lot of luck to accomplish. Butthere is a shortcut to the entrepreneurial big time: buying alow-cost franchise. Tapping into a franchise on the verge ofnational recognition is a good way to succeed without sapping yourfinancial resources. And in this economy, that matters more thanever.

We've made it easy for you, the wanna-be entrepreneur, tofind the right fit. The following franchises in our list havesomething in common: All offer opportunities with total investmentsof less than $50,000.

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