Archive for November 2018

So-Called “Dirty Jobs”: Recession-Proof Franchises in Disguise?

When investigating business opportunities, it can often be a wise move to look for recession-proof franchises. Will the company do well even in challenging times? You may be surprised to learn that there are many recession-proof franchises that people consider “dirty jobs” to avoid. Their loss can be your gain! These businesses prosper even in a…

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FDD Item 19: Earnings Information

When researching franchise opportunities, it’s important to examine Item 19 in a franchisor’s Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD). Indeed, the first question most prospective franchisees ask a franchisor is, “How much money can I make in this business?” Since the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) passed the franchise compliance rules in 1979, some franchise companies may…

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