Mixing Business With Pleasure Works When You Own a Tailored Living Franchise

Todd and Leslie Kerekes, franchise owners of Tailored Living Serving Princeton, NJ, have a unique story about entering the world of franchising. Although everyone’s journey to franchise business ownership has some elements in common—desire to be your own boss, better work/life balance, no limits on income—their story has a romantic twist. Would you believe a […]

By |February 22nd, 2018|

Four Reasons to Love Owning a Franchise Business

February is the month of love. Valentine’s Day, especially, is dedicated to showing love and affection to those we hold dear, including significant others, spouses, children and even our adoring pets. Last year it’s estimated that $18.2 billion was spent on long stemmed roses, plants and mixed bouquets, candy, cards, dining out, jewelry, clothing and […]

By |February 1st, 2018|

Tailored Living and Budget Blinds Ranked in Franchise Business Review’s Top 200 Franchises to Buy in 2018

An annual event in the franchise world, Franchise Business Review (FBR) recently published their Top 200 Franchises for the year to help would-be entrepreneurs expedite their search for the perfect franchise opportunity. FBR is a national franchise market research firm that performs independent surveys of franchisee satisfaction and ranks franchise opportunities based on the results.

Tailored […]

By |January 25th, 2018|

There’s No Glass Ceiling for Pam Morin, a Woman Franchise Owner with Budget Blinds

As a single mom, Pam Morin joined Budget Blinds in 2012, making a dramatic life change from 20 years in nursing to business ownership of Budget Blinds Serving Corpus Christi. She took franchisor Budget Blinds at its word to provide all the training she’d need to become a successful franchise business owner and successful she […]

By |December 28th, 2017|

Six Key Points to Job Satisfaction Can Be Found In Owning a Franchise Business

A recent report by 80,000 Hours, an online career guidance company, determined that there are six ingredients that make up a dream job. (80000hours.org)  Isn’t that what we all want–a dream job?  A job where spending that lifetime 80,000 working hours is enjoyable and fulfilling?

Surprisingly, a high salary is not one of the six most […]

By |December 27th, 2017|

Empower Yourself To Do Better With Franchise Business Ownership

Would you say your work life was a comfortable routine or in a rut? While routine and rut have some characteristics in common, there is a definite difference. One implies a comfort level, the other merely tedium.

If you’re tired of being in a work rut–punching a clock, taking orders and making money for the boss–maybe […]

By |December 21st, 2017|

Be Your Own Boss and Have More Fun Over the Holidays

It’s the season for parties, entertaining, shopping, baking, visiting friends and relatives, wrapping presents and exchanging gifts. Around your work schedule, just how much time do you have to enjoy all the holiday festivities with your family? Do you find yourself not only making a “To Do” list, but also a “Can’t Do” list?

If your […]

By |December 14th, 2017|

Find Your Dream Job in the World of Franchise Ownership

How would you define your dream job? (Independently wealthy is not a dream job.)

Better work/life balance; more time with family
Doing something you love
Sufficient income to build a comfortable retirement
Regular vacations
Being your own boss

If you yearn for a more fulfilling work life, you’re not alone. A 2014 survey by the University […]

By |December 7th, 2017|

Making Veteran’s Day and Remembrance Day Extra Special with a Franchise Giveaway

November 11 is the perfect time to celebrate and honor our brave and worthy Veterans! In the U.S., it’s Veteran’s Day and in Canada, it’s Remembrance Day, that special day to honor military heroes and Veterans, acknowledging the unpayable debt to all who serve in the Armed Forces, past and present.

The day is filled with […]

By |November 8th, 2017|

Flat Royalty Fees in a Franchise Business Let You Keep More of What You Make

When you love what you do, you don’t mind working hard for success. If you own your own business, your earnings should track in direct proportion to the effort you put in. In the world of franchise business ownership, it’s especially important to understand the fee structure of your franchise agreement so that your extra […]

By |October 12th, 2017|