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Life after layoff: franchising as a second act

Are you facing life after layoff and looking for your next move? Over the past two decades, the hiring of ex-corporate executives as new franchisees has skyrocketed. As corporate layoffs become commonplace, franchisors have found a treasure trove of potential franchisees with extensive management experience. Many ex-executives also have significant capital available due to severance…

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Looking for a recession-resistant franchise? 6 things to consider

If you’re relatively risk-averse and contemplating buying a franchise, you may want to look for a recession-resistant franchise. Although the U.S. is currently in the midst of the longest economic expansion in our history, experts say there are warning signs that the next recession may be on its way. Though no business is 100% recession-proof,…

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