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The Highest-Earning Franchise Categories, According to Research

These are the hottest franchise categories for aspiring entrepreneurs looking to make a big income.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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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How This Franchisee Went From Employee to Owner

Alex Lamkin worked his way up at Any Lab Test Now to take over the very location where he started his career.

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A Franchisee Who Supports Veterans Beyond the Battlefield

Michael O'Neill runs his JDog Junk Removal and Hauling franchise in accordance with the Soldier's Creed.

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From the Air Force to a Tea Franchise

Karen Laban's career path is one that few people could possibly replicate.

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Why We Opened a Different Take on the Classic Salon Franchise

MY SALON does not sell hairstyles -- it sells real estate.

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Why Knowing What Was 'Under the Hood' at This Franchise Convinced Me to Become a Franchisee

Darren Krerking never thought he'd go from working at corporate to being a franchise at City Wide Maintenance, but when the opportunity presented itself, he couldn't say no.

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Why I Franchised KLA Schools

Education and entrepreneurship are part of Roberto Ortega's family legacy.