Top 7 Franchise Dangers

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Many people think that buying a franchise is a sure way to become a millionaire, but in reality, there are a number of reasons why becoming a franchisee isn't all it's cracked up to be. In this slideshow, we'll take a look at six important considerations before you dive head-first into a franchise purchase.
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