Understanding Risk

The following are Risks you should understand when deciding to start a business or franchise. Relationship RiskStarting a business or purchasing a franchise is likely the 1st or 2nd largest financial decision you will make. It is important that you and your spouse or...

Franchise Disclosure Document

As you look at competing to be awarded a franchise, you should become familiar with and “gather” the documents of this process. One of the most important documents is called the Uniform Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD). The FDD always has 23 items, they...

The American Dream

The American Dream? Some say it is to own a home others would say it is to own a business. What is it for you? Suppose there was an equation, that if you used it to evaluate your life – It would show you how to make your dreams come true… Would you want me...

Why is Validation Important

For the Franchisor, it is evidence that the Franchisee Unit is successful. For the prospective Franchise Buyer, it is evidence that the Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) and the Franchise Sales Team have accurately represented the Franchise opportunity. In Dr....