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Jan

15

2019

What to Expect When You Purchase a Travel Agency Franchise
What to Expect When You Purchase a Travel Agency Franchise

For those looking for the magical sweet spot between “I wanna be my own boss” and “I want to travel more,” owning a travel agency franchise can be a perfect arrangement. It offers freedom in your employment, and freedom in your leisure. And, as an added bonus, the two will…

Jan

08

2019

Franchisor and franchisee going over franchise disclosure document (FDD) together.
Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD): What You Need to Know

Prospective franchisees typically receive a Franchise Disclosure Document after requesting more information about a franchise or during the Discovery Day process. But this 100- to 200-page legal document is more than just an intimidating pile of papers; it can mean the difference between your success or failure as a franchise…

Dec

18

2018

Business partners searching for the best franchise opportunity on America's Best Franchises
Choosing a Franchise Opportunity: 10 Steps to Franchising

So, you want to start a business but don’t know where to begin. While franchising has crossed your mind, you’re still not sold on the idea. Thankfully, you’ve come to the right place, America’s Best Franchises, where we’re all about helping you choose the right franchise opportunity for you. Here’s…

Dec

11

2018

Man choosing a franchise opportunity on America's Best Franchises, asking himself, "Is franchising right for me?"
7 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Considering Franchising (Is Franchising Right for Me?)

If you’re considering franchising as an alternative to your 9-to-5, you’ve come to the right place. But wait! Before you make any rash decisions, like quitting your job, there are a few things you should consider, first. Yes, franchising is a great way to own your own business because it’s…

Nov

27

2018

Transitioning from corporate america to business owner. An entrepreneur ready to take on the world of franchising.
Franchising: Your Escape From Corporate America

Corporate America provides you (and your family) with stability. It gives you a steady paycheck, health benefits and more. All you have to do is work…which can sometimes seem like a life sentence. You slave away from 9 A.M. to 5 P.M. — and more often than not, you work…

Nov

13

2018

Franchise funding; how to finance your franchise investment.
Franchise Funding: Preparing to Finance Your Franchise

So, you’ve identified the golden franchise opportunity that suits your skill set and needs. What’s next? Funding. Two significant expenses to consider are the initial franchise fee and ongoing royalties. The franchise fee is the nonrefundable, one-time price to operate a franchise using the franchisor’s model. You usually have the…

Oct

23

2018

Franchising With a Business Partner

Franchising is a considerable endeavor that comes with its fair share of obstacles and rewards. The question is: Would you rather go it alone or with someone you trust? A business partnership is defined as two or more people who start or expand a business (or franchise) together. It can…

Oct

09

2018

Franchising When You’re a Mom

Mother may as well be a job title. Think about it: moms are basically entrepreneurs. You manage the household, often including everything from finances to every family member’s schedule, not to mention, making sure everyone is happy and healthy, too. Sometimes, on top of all of that, you have to…

Sep

26

2018

Dream Vacations Low-Cost Franchise Opportunities for Under $10,000
Low-Cost Franchise Opportunities for Under $10,000

Are you an entrepreneur looking to start your own affordable franchise? Whether you are figuring out cost and time management or just starting your research when it comes to finding the right franchise opportunity, it can be scary. However, it doesn’t have to prevent you from becoming a franchisee. Some…

Sep

25

2018

Must-Attend Franchise Trade Shows and Conventions

Choosing a franchise opportunity is a hefty task to conquer. It requires a massive amount of in-depth research. While exploring franchise websites are a great place to start, it’s even better to meet with franchisors in person. If you’re serious about franchising, consider attending a franchise trade show, convention or…

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