Franchise Financing

When Seeking an SBA Loan, Remember the 5 C's

Banks analyze these five factors to determine whether to approve your small business loan application.

David Nilssen

· 7 min read

This Alternative Financing Avenue Allows You to Tap Into Retirement Funds

Rollovers as business startups can be a sound capitalization strategy, but it does expose you to a risk of loss of retirement funds.

David Nilssen

· 4 min read

Avoid These 3 Simple Mistakes When Buying a Franchise

Owning a franchise can provide you the lifestyle, income and work balance you desire, but you need to be careful, as some opportunities are better than others.

Dan Duffy

· 3 min read

This Major Franchise Just Announced a 3-Year Project With the White House

As part of her 'Let's Move' initiative, Michelle Obama gets Subway to encourage children to eat more fruits and vegetables.

Catherine Clifford

· 2 min read

An Investigative Report on Franchise Profits

How much money can franchisees actually earn running their businesses?

Jason Daley

· 12 min read

How to Avoid the Most Depressing Sentence in All of Franchising

The path to owning a franchise can come with many disappointments, but none as great as this one.

Joel Libava

· 4 min read

Lending to Franchises Reaches the Highest Level Since the Recession

Banks are expected to make $23.9 billion available to franchise businesses this year, according to a new report by the International Franchise Association.

Catherine Clifford

· 2 min read

Franchisors Offer Their Own Financing Programs

Savvy systems offer financial help to their franchisees.

Michelle Goodman

· 4 min read

Tips for Finding a Franchise Loan

SBA franchise loans are on the rise, but you still need seed money and a carefully honed business plan. The SBA's Steve Smits provides advice.

Michelle Goodman

· 4 min read