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Discover your personality style

This is the first of a series of six articles about personality profiling using DISC. Does personality make a difference in business? Absolutely! Personality matters as much in business as it does in life. How

Become a part of the #1 retailer worldwide: 7-Eleven

7-Eleven has such as established presence in the United States -- over 7,000 locations -- that you might assume the market is saturated and there aren’t any available franchise locations to acquire. But that assumption

401k Rollover: How to use it to buy a franchise

Dallas Kerley, president and COO of Benetrends Financial, is our guest this week on the How to Buy a Franchise Show. Benetrends has been a leader in the financial sector of the franchise market since

Groundbreaking franchise opportunity: $15,000!

The Seniors’ Answer, based in Miami, FL, is offering to sell its first franchise for only $15,000, a discount of $5,000. In addition, royalty fees are held flat for the first two years starting at

Emerging Franchise: No advertising necessary!

Colleen Pyle describes herself as a construction brat and learned “how to do things” and “fix things” herself. Coincidentally she married a guy who had the same skills. Before they knew it, they were overseeing