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Why Corporate Refugees Like Franchising When They Answer the Entrepreneurial Call

Franchises offer lots that people find reassuring about the structure of the corporate job they are otherwise ready to chuck to start their own business.

Anna Wilds

How a Health Setback Inspired This Entrepreneur to Adopt a New Business Model

Lisa Kornstein's clothing boutique is using a semi-absentee model, allowing her to manage her health and her business.

Jason Daley

5 Key Franchise Ownership Trends in 2015

Why "become your own boss" looks better than ever.

Rick Bisio

5 Ways to Know If Your Business Is Ready to Franchise

Think you're ready to become the leader of a brand? Proceed very, very carefully.

Kyle Zagrodzky

What to Ask When Evaluating a Business for Sale

Ask yourself these 30 questions to determine if this business is the right one for you to purchase.

The Basics of Buying a Franchise

If you're thinking about becoming a franchisee, find out what you're getting yourself into by reviewing this quick guide.

To Find the Right Franchise, Test Drive More Than One

Selecting a franchise is an enormous decision. Take a look at several, and consider your own skills and goals, before choosing.

Rick Bisio

6 Essential Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs

Are you ready to take the plunge and run a franchise business?

Rick Bisio

There's Lots of Free Help for Choosing and Funding the Right Franchise Opportunity

Franchises have the allure of a ready-made business but it's more complicated than that.

Kedma Ough

Meet the Breakout Stars Behind 9 Fast-Growing Franchises

See who's behind the industry's fastest-growing young franchises—and learn the secret to their rapid-fire success.

Jason Daley

The Dirty Little Secrets Lurking in Your Franchise Contract

A real estate professional with multiple offices discovers critical terms of her business arrangement the hard way.

Stacey Alcorn