Job Burnout May Mean It’s Time for a Career Change

Sometimes we think our present-day society is more stressful and difficult than any decade before, but since time began, work and its side effects have been felt by anyone holding down a job.

Statistics show that the average person will change jobs 10 to 15 times during their working career, going from that first job at […]

By |April 20th, 2017|

National Conventions: It’s Not “All Work and No Play” with Home Franchise Concepts

In Q1 every year, the Home Franchise Concepts (HFC) family of brands holds their annual conventions for Budget Blinds®, Tailored Living® and Concrete Craft®. Franchise business owners get together with their respective brands for a concentrated time of learning, sharing and celebrating. It’s a time to reflect on the previous year’s successes and get pumped […]

By |April 13th, 2017|

Tailored Living Wins in Franchise Times Annual ZOR Awards for Best Franchises to Buy

Every March, Franchise Times addresses the question, “what’s the best franchise to buy?” with the release of the Franchise Times ZOR Awards. This year, Tailored Living, one of the family of brands of Home Franchise Concepts (HFC), won in the category “Fixer Upper,” a nom de plume for home improvement. And Tailored Living designers are […]

By |April 6th, 2017|

HFC Advanced Training Keeps our Franchise Owners on the Cutting Edge

Home Franchise Concepts (HFC), home to three home services franchise brands, knows that training is essential to any successful franchise endeavor. Training in product knowledge, business practices, marketing, and sales are all needed, including “hands-on” practical training for installations. Training is not just a one-time event; to keep a business relevant and growing, on-going and […]

By |March 23rd, 2017|

Home Franchise Concepts Proves That There’s No Place Like Home With a Veteran Franchise Giveaway

Home Franchise Concepts (HFC), parent company to Budget Blinds®, Tailored Living® and Concrete Craft®, has a legacy of honoring and supporting military Veterans through programs and initiatives designed to enhance their lives. Shirin Behzadi, Chief Executive Officer, shares the motivation behind the actions: “At HFC, we share a strong commitment to supporting veterans who have […]

By |March 16th, 2017|

Entrepreneur Features Tailored Living Franchise Owners: “Business as a Second Language”

In January 2016, brothers Waylon and Jerrel Mathern bought a Tailored Living franchise in the Seattle area and became part of the nationwide Home Franchise Concepts (HFC) family of brands that includes Tailored Living®, Budget Blinds® and Concrete Craft®. Although this action is repeated many times during a year as franchise businesses are sold, theirs […]

By |March 9th, 2017|

Find Your Perfect Work/Life Balance with Franchise Business Ownership

This is a test:

Can you list all your kids’ birthdates?
Do you know the name of your daughter’s boyfriend?
When is your wedding anniversary?
Does the Chinese food delivery guy know your family’s favorite dishes and you don’t?

Maybe you are working too much and spending too little time at home.

Work should not be a […]

By |March 2nd, 2017|

Budget Blinds is Rated as a Top Franchise for Women by Franchise Business Review

Once again, Franchise Business Review (FBR) has selected Budget Blinds® as a “top” franchise in a new category—Top Franchises for Women.  This is the inaugural year for this category, and Budget Blinds is one of FBR’s first 50 choices for 2017 Top Franchises for Women. This is a very exciting qualification to add to the […]

By |February 23rd, 2017|

Franchisee Spotlight: From Zero to the Million Dollar Club with Budget Blinds

Everyone loves a good success story. And Home Franchise Concepts (HFC), parent company to Budget Blinds®, Tailored Living® and Concrete Craft®, takes pride in the successes of its independent franchise business owners. Yes, HFC provides the business model and platform for success, but each individual is ultimately in control of how well they do with […]

By |February 16th, 2017|

Owning a Franchise Business Can Help You Plan for Comfortable Retirement

Looking ahead to retirement can evoke many different responses:

20-somethings can’t conceive of themselves as getting old
30-somethings have begun to realize there is a circle of life but…later
40-somethings begin to run the numbers to see if they can still eat when they’re 65
50 and above are lamenting that they did not begin […]

By |February 9th, 2017|