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5 Franchise Tips If you are thinking about purchasing a franchise, keep the following 5 tips in mind. View
What is an FDD? A franchisor will send you the company’s Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) once you have filled out an application and indicated serious interest in the franchise. The FDD very clearly defines what the franchisor will do for you and what s/he expects of you. There are 23 important parts... View
Selecting the Right Franchise In Part 1, you checked out your franchise options and decided to purchase a franchise. You have decided which one of the 75 franchising industries is right for you and have narrowed it down to maybe three or four different companies. The big decision now is to select the one franchise... View
Growing the Franchise You, the franchisee, have supported this system with your royalties and initial purchase price and it now will be one of your biggest assets as you decide to grow your business. View
Get the Loan You Want Getting the loan you’re looking for is possible if you’re informed. Use these quick tips to start you on your way to the perfect loan package. View
Top 10 Bookkeeping Mistakes by Small Businesses From one-person entities to major corporations, bookkeeping is a significant part of any business endeavor. While it is typically not one of the more glamorous jobs, bookkeeping is at the heart of a company's success, and errors can cost the company significantly. Below are 10 of the most... View
Take Advantage of Home Business Tax Breaks Running a business out of your home has many advantages: no commute, you can dress how you want (well, most of the time), easy access to your kids, etc. One extra advantage of a sideline home-based business is that you often qualify for extra tax breaks. View
Five Sources of Quick Cash During the current recession, many businesses could use a little more cash…and fast. Here are five quick & practical ways to get the cash you need in a tight credit market. View
Basic Bookkeeping Tips For many small businesses, the most common bookkeeping errors are also the easiest to fix. Use these six tips to help keep your business on sound financial footing.  View
How to Choose a Cash Advance Provider Taking the time to choose the right business cash advance provider can be tough–especially if your business needs cash immediately. Don’t make the mistake of rushing into a cash advance transaction with the first company you’re approved by–shopping around can give you... View