Verify Profit Claims

Exaggerated profit claims are common in franchise and business opportunity sales.

Is a company promising you will make $10,000 a month in yourspare time? If it is a franchise, any statement about earnings(regarding others in the system or your potential earnings) mustappear in the Uniform Franchise Offering Circular. Read the UFOCand talk to five franchise owners who have attained the earningsclaimed.

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