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Dear Congress, Can The Franchise Industry Get Some Help Here?


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According to an International Franchise Association study, for every 1 million dollars of lending obtained by franchised small
businesses, 34.1 jobs are created and $3.6 million in annual economic
output is realized.
But based on the current conditions, franchise
lending could be curtailed by as much as 40 percent this year.

Another words, the CIT debacle that is not being taken seriously by the US Government, could really hamper the franchise industry's recovery.

Could it be time for franchise industry leaders to get on the phone with their elected leaders?

Keith Girard over at gives a lot of franchise food for thought in his recent article.

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Please read it.

Is the franchise industry important to the nations recovery?

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I'm The Franchise King®, Joel Libava. I help prospective franchise owners avoid bank account emptying mistakes.
For 23 years, I’ve been showing people how to make smart, informed decisions on franchises to buy, and I can help you, too!
P.S. I'm not a franchise consultant/broker.

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Joel, thank you for taking the time to speak with me yesterday. It was refreshing to finally speak with someone in franchising who dishes out straightforward, candid advice. You provided me with some insightful ideas that I'm giving a good deal of thought and consideration to. I look forward to speaking with you on our next consultation call."
- John Timmins, Columbia, South Carolina
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