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More and more people are leaving the corporate world to pursue business ownership through franchising. However, there are many that do not consider this due to myths that they believe to be fact. Similarly, some who pursue franchising do so because they have a misconception about what it means to be a Franchisee.
March 8th is International Women’s day and what better way for me to celebrate and honor women, than sharing some insight on women and franchising. Yes, women own franchises, and yes, they are thriving. Women today are taking control of their careers and finding their own paths through business ownership. Here’s to the wonderful women in franchising!
If you are a foreign national (of a country that has a treaty of commerce and navigation with the USA) with some accrued wealth, and considering investing in business in the USA, an E-2 nonimmigrant visa can offer a smooth path to temporary residency in the United States.
If you are exploring opening your first franchise, Small Business Administration (SBA) loans are a good choice. The stimulus bill was passed on December 22, 2020 bringing another round of PPP and EIDL loans. With 3 months of payment relief, SBA funding incentives makes it easier than ever before to buy a franchise business in 2021.
2021 is a new year and most of us are glad to see 2020 in our rearview mirror, even those who have business that were not impacted negatively by the Coronavirus. I have been on a number of webinars and been following the trends through various other information sources. The conclusion I have drawn is that 2021 is going to be a strong year for those who choose to make it so. The #pandemic, despite its devastating impact on the world, has resulted in the perfect conditions for many to take charge of their destiny.
As 2020 wraps up, we pause as usual to reflect upon our successes. Despite Covid-19 and everything else “2020”, some of my clients made life changing career moves and took that leap to control their own destiny in 2020. If you didn’t do the same, ask yourself one question: “Am I exactly where I want to be in life?”
The EB-5 Visa program is a permanent residency program offered by the U.S. Government. Its aim is to stimulate the economy through job creation and capital investment while offering a Green Card, and eventually citizenship, to investors. Investing in a Franchise is an ideal option for those looking to gain U.S. citizenship via the EB-5 Visa program.
Most Veterans spend a large portion of their adult life ensuring that the rest of us can safely live the American dream. An occupational consequence of military service is that service members are forced to retire from service often in the prime years of their life. After retirement, many go on to achieve wonderful things in the private sector while others never get the break they need.
Does your passion lie in working in the corporate world for the rest of your life, or are you ready to venture out in an entrepreneurship role? Transitioning from employee to business owner is as exciting as it is difficult. You have spent your career in a corporate job that gives you income and stability, or at least perceived stability. But it also means you’re going to spend your best years of your working life building somebody else’s dream.
More parents are choosing to become “parentpreneurs” because it offers them everything they are looking for as they pursue their professional and life balance goals. A franchise model can offer parents a secure and trusted business model that has been proven to work and comes with great support.