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How Much Should I Spend When Buying a Franchise?

How much you spend on a franchise is up to you—as long as it’s within your budget. No matter what kind of industry you’re looking to get into, you’re bound to find franchises for sale that are within your budget. Whether you’re searching for “What is the cheapest franchise to own?” or “What is the ... How Much Should I Spend When Buying a Franchise?...Read More

By Franchise Gator | Posted January 10, 2023

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Business Good for Beginners

What Business Is Good for Beginners?

Many Americans dream of starting a business but are unsure how to find a business idea or turn their skills into viable ideas. If this sounds familiar, then this guide can help you get moving. Here are some of the best business ideas for beginners: Photography If you’re passionate about photography, consider marketing yourself as What Business Is Good for Beginners?

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By Admin | Posted June 14, 2022

Requirements to Start a Business

What Are the Requirements to Start a Business? Starting a business takes more than just a good idea. You’ll have to meet certain financial and legal requirements before getting your company up and running. This article looks at the basic requirements to start a business and what it takes to meet them. A Business Plan Requirements to Start a Business

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By Admin | Posted May 5, 2022

Getting loan ready

How to Get Loan Ready for Your Franchise

So, you’ve decided to invest in a franchise and enter entrepreneurship as a franchisor. You’ve picked out the franchise you’d like to open up, met with a franchisor, and reviewed the Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD). Much like investing in starting a small business, franchises typically require a bit of capital to fund the purchase. There How to Get Loan Ready for Your Franchise

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By Deborah Sweeney | Posted September 30, 2019

Financing a Franchise

5 Tips on Financing a Franchise

When it comes to financing a franchise, you have several options to choose from—withdrawing funds from your retirement account, small business administration loans, financing through the franchisor, home equity loans/second mortgages, borrowing from family or friends, or using your own savings. If you are opting for any sort of loan or outside financing, there are 5 Tips on Financing a Franchise

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By Eric Bell | Posted May 17, 2018

DBA... Doing Business As

What’s a DBA and Why Does It Matter to a Franchise?

Many entrepreneurs new to starting a small business know there are a few legal procedures they must accomplish before they can open up shop. Some of the primary ones include incorporating or forming an LLC to protect their assets, obtaining employer identification numbers (EINs) if they plan on hiring employees, and filing annual reports to What’s a DBA and Why Does It Matter to a Franchise?

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By Deborah Sweeney | Posted May 8, 2018

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