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5 Insider Tips for Starting a Small Business

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This is a guest post from small business owner and great personal finance blogger, Phil Taylor of PT Money: Personal Finance. I spend every day writing on the subject of personal finance. So it’s rare that I get to discuss straight-up business tips. But because of the growth of my once little known blog, I’m […]

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Five Factors to Consider Before Buying into a Franchise Opportunity

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A slumping economy and the prospect of prolonged unemployment has led many workers to consider going to business themselves and because of the perceived safety, brand name and established support structures, franchising is often a popular option. In fact rather than use their redundancy payouts to pay off a chunk of the mortgage and other […]

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Top ten myths about buying a franchise – Part 3

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This is the final in my three part series around the myths of buying a franchise. All this is based on real experience and I hope it helps folks out there who are looking to buy a franchise, or want to know more about the franchising business model. Thanks to the readers of this series […]

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Top ten myths about buying a franchise – Part 1

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Generally most Americans are not happy working for someone else or being in the corporate rat race. So the idea of being your own boss and controlling your destiny is very appealing. Besides some of the many “get rich quick” schemes on TV, there is one type of business that seems like an easy escape […]

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