Posts Tagged ‘research’

Don’t Make a Franchising Mistake When Considering Franchise Ownership

When buying into a franchise, much depends on how you approach the process and whether you make smart decisions. While it’s natural and sometimes instructive to make a few mistakes, hare are four major ones to avoid: Franchising Mistake #1: Limiting your options from the start Lucrative opportunities in the franchise industry are plentiful, spanning…

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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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