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General advice relating to the acquisition and opration of franchises, primarily from a legal perspective.

Funding vs Financing a Franchise

Financing implies you owe money, funding implies you don't. Funding is best, here is how to get funded.

Top 5 Things a Franchisee Association Should Be Doing Today to Be Successful!

It’s no secret that independent franchisee associations are extremely helpful in providing education, performing research and advocating for franchisee interests.

Amazon CEO Bezos on Being an Entrepreneur CEO Jeff Bezos has a huge operation now, but it began in 1994 with his seeing a need and a new way of filling it, then putting together the necessary steps from there to where is now.

New Lawyers Learn to Start Affordable Law Firms

Recent law school graduates are facing two problems, writes John Tozzi of BloombergBusinessWeek. First, there are more graduating attorneys than big firms want to hire.

Why 60 Percent of Restaurants Fail in the First 3 Years

Sixty percent of restaurants fail in the first three years, according to Christine Letchinger, associate professor at Kendall College in Chicago.

Europe and China Spy on American Businessmen

Traveling to Europe or China? Don't leave anything you don't want copied or downloaded in your hotel room, unless you don't mind your host country having complete access to that information, says Bob Baer, former CIA operative.

Top Five Tips to Succeed as a Franchisee

No one said running a franchise business was easy. You are investing your time, money, and talent in a new business opportunity, and it can sometimes feel overwhelming – especially in the beginning.

Dear Franny, How about a Tim Hortons?

Dear Franny: I'm a budding businessperson in Central Ohio, who has heard good things about Canada's Tim Hortons chain as it expands into the United States.

Turn Your Hobby into a Successful Business

How you spend your spare time relaxing could turn into a business, writes Jenny McCune at Bankrate.

Carbonite CEO Gives Pointers for Small Business Owners

This Kim Komando video is good! If you're a small business owner or potential business owner, take a look — you'll be glad you did.