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Franchise Buying Guide

Franchise Buying Guide

Why These 3 Advisors Paid to Say 'No' Are Your Best Allies When Buying a Franchise

Talk to these three people -- who are more likely to tell you 'no' -- before handing over your hard-earned cash for a franchise business.

23 Questions to Ask a Franchisor When You Meet Face to Face

Navigate 'discovery day' with this list of questions that will make sure you learn all the essential information you need before you shake hands.

How to Vet Franchisors and Predict Your ROI on a Franchise Business

If you pay peanuts, you may get monkeys. Learn where to dig and why so you can outweigh costs with benefits and find the best franchise opportunity for you

Smart Tips for Successfully Navigating the Initial Franchisor-Franchisee Interview

Once you have a few franchises in mind, you'll be talking to a franchise rep from each company. Here's the skinny on how that phone call should go.

The Acid Test: Will Franchising Your Business Be Profitable or Not?

Don't jump into the franchising field until you've determined if both you and your franchisees can turn a profit.

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