This weeks advice is for future franchise owners;
When it comes to life's major decisions, using professionals is always advised. This includes CPA's that are familiar with small business/franchise start-ups, and attorneys that are used to reading (And maybe even writing) franchise contracts, frequently.
A gentle tip from The Franchise King®:
Do not buy a franchise until you know EXACTLY how to do thorough research.
Learn how here
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