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Funding Your Business
Use Your IRA/401K
to Fund Your Business
If you have retirement funds that you have not yet paid taxes on, you can access those funds to capitalize a business. You can then use those funds to buy a business, for any business expense, and to pay salary!


You are in control, you decide how much of your retirement funds you wish to use for the business. When working with a company that specializes in this funding option, and follows all of the IRS guidelines, you are able to buy a business Debt Free and Equity Rich (from the rollover of your IRA/401K funds). Additionally, you'll have a new 401K/Profit Sharing Plan that you can begin to contribute Tax Deferred.
Click here to learn more about using your retirement account and other funding options that are available.
Fun Facts
BP, formerly known as The British Petroleum Company, was founded by William Knox D'Arcy in 1909.

BP is currently headquartered in London.

BP has operations in 70 countries with around 18,300 service stations worldwide.
The Fear Factor of Buying a Franchise




Author and Philosopher Bertrand Russell once said "To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom."

Buying a franchise is one of the biggest decisions you will ever make, so feeling fear is not only normal, it is entirely appropriate to the situation.

Who has fear? Everyone! Fear prevents us (most of us, anyway) from jumping out of a moving car or going over a waterfall in a barrel. Fear helps us make choices that are less likely to endanger our lives. Fear also prevents us from gambling our life's savings on a horse race or marrying someone we've known only a few days.
However, when we feel we have enough information about a subject, we can often get over fear and do things that were beyond our comfort zone.
If you are one of those people who has done your homework and found the franchise opportunity you've always dreamed of but can't seem to commit to a decision, then the final doubts you have are probably about your own abilities rather than the franchise itself.
This is where a qualified franchise consultant can help you. By assessing your interests, skills and experience, a consultant can guide you to a decision where risks are at an acceptable level and the benefits, while not certain, are well worth the effort.
The only problem with fear is when you allow it to stop you from doing something you know will make a positive difference in your life. Don't let fear stop you from reaching your goals! 
Buyer Checklist 
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1. Work with a consultant, he/she already knows the answers to most of your questions.

2. Take your time.

3. Identify your financial goals.

4. Understand your marketplace. 

5. Compare several franchise options.

6. Attend the Discovery Day.

7.Validate information with current franchisees.

8. Consult with a franchise attorney prior to signing any documents.

9. Begin your journey as a successful business owner.

Did you know... 

One out of every 12 businesses operating today is a franchise.


What are some of the benefits to owning a franchise?

1. It's an established, successful brand.  
2. There are proven operating systems in place.  
3. Volume purchasing power. 
4. Shared experience with other franchisees. 
5. Formalized training and marketing programs to help ensure your success.


We've helped many aspiring business owners realize their entrepreneurial dreams by matching them with their ideal Business or Franchise Opportunity.  If you're ready to take control of your future but need help finding just the right business, we can help. Below are this month's featured franchise and business opportunities.

There is never a charge to our clients for our services.  
The Patch Boys
Cash Needed: $30K
Total Investment: $42K-$66K
Current Locations: 60    
The Patch Boys is America's most trusted drywall repair company.  The founders of The Patch Boys have over a decade of construction experience, specializing in restoring homes to their original beauty.  They have mastered an award-winning process to rapidly patch up all holes in your home and restoring it to its uniqueness within hours.
Joining The Patch Boys franchise team means positioning yourself in a unique niche market that is in high demand across the U.S..  Plumbers, electricians, roofers, and HVAC professionals will come into a home, do their job, and leave homeowners with gaping holes in their walls and ceilings.  Homeowners and construction professionals alike are constantly looking for highly-trained experts to perform small drywall, plaster, and sheetrock repair jobs, but most contractors simply won't take on jobs that small.  That's where The Patch Boys comes in - taking on any size repair job - no matter how big or small and handling it with professionalism, expertise, and honesty.
If you dream of being your own boss and running a successful business, The Patch Boys may be what you're looking for.  They have worked hard to foster an environment of accountability, integrity, professionalism, and total customer satisfaction.  Their hard work has allowed them to excel and become the absolute best choice for customer and franchise owners alike.
For more information, Click here 
Or call 800-401-9154
Cash Needed: $50K
Total Investment: $50K-$88K
Current Locations: 5      
Plantopia is a premier plant service company that helps beautify interior and exterior living spaces in residential homes, commercial office spaces, communities, hotels and resorts with offerings such as tropical plants, flowers and  succulents.  Plantopia offers the widest selection of quality specimen plants and planters from their own California backyard.  Additionally, they offer imports form Hawaii and Florida, and stylish planters made from recycled material and sustainable products.

As a Plantopia franchisee owner, you can be a part of bringing smiles to the faces of customers who are pleased with their interior greenery at a very reasonable cost to them.  Plantopia will share many of their trade secrets with you and will show you how to do everything.  They will also share their business model and will help you see what it takes to be successful in the Interior Plantscaping, Design and Indoor Plant Maintenance industry.  Plantopia has a proven track record and want to see you flourish in your own business with their name, their business knowledge, proven procedures, and their training.

For more information, Click here
Or call 800-401-9154
NYC Bagel & Sandwich Shop
Cash Needed: $50K
Total Investment: $118K-$208K
Current Locations: 18                     

NYC Bagel & Sandwich Shop is the brainchild of an enterprising upstate New Yorker who saw the opportunities back in 1994 for making inroads in the franchise fast-food market.

NYC Bagel & Sandwich Shop serves not only bagels but they also offer a delicious array of complementary foods such as Boar's Head deli meats, the smoothest flavored creamed and quality hard cheeses, succulent smoked salmon and richly brewed gourmet coffees.  Their menu also includes freshly prepared salads, baked fresh muffins and tantalizing cookies.

As a NYC Bagel franchisee, you will receive complete training and counsel every step of the way.  Everything from recommendations with site selection and lease negotiations to help with staff selection and marketing development is built into your support.

According to recent studies, the percentage of food dollars spent away from home is roughly 50%.  Since 1995, U.S. bagel sales have increased 500% - thanks to American's desires for convenience, taste, and lower-fat alternatives to typical franchise bagel taste.  NYC Bagel & Sandwich Shop invites you to join them in this growth.

For more information, Click here
Or call 800-401-9154
Cash Needed: $50K
Total Investment: $122K-$278K
Current Locations: 6                    
NerdsToGo provides their customers with fast, friendly, and knowledgeable computer service and technology solutions for a variety of devices.  Their professional "Nerds" can help fix any Apple, Android, or Microsoft product, from cracked iPhones to slow or unresponsive laptops and everything in between.

NerdsToGo has been in business for 14 years and each of their "Nerds" have spent a minimum of five years in the IT industry.  This is why you can trust that you are getting exceptional service, no matter how big or small your repair or service needs may be.

The NerdsToGo franchise development is being spearheaded by Dennis Mulgannon who has successfully launched the Flying Locksmith, Junk King and Home Care Assistance into national brands.  Their franchise model is adaptable as an owner operator model, transitional model from another career, or straight ROI model with general manager in place running day to day.

NerdsToGo has perfected the computer and technology service business model.  They have the systems, processes, procedures and controls in place to run an effective and profitable business. Combined with their supportive franchise model, starting a computer service and technology business has never be easier.

NerdsToGo is an executive model business management franchise opportunity in an industry that has been fragmented for years and has only one national competitor - Geek Squad which is a subsidiary of a single big box chain Best Buy.  NerdsToGo is looking for the business savvy/executive owner who wants to partner with them in this fragmented industry.

For more information, Click here  
Or call 800-401-9154
Le Macaron French Pastries
Cash Needed: $75K
Total Investment: $92K-374K
Current Locations: 57                              

Le Macaron French Pastries revolutionizes the retail bakery sector with an elegant pastry shop/café concept characterized by luxury, yet affordability.  Their true French macarons are the perfect delicacy, original and elegant; French gelato, French pastries, European style beverages and more.  They can simply be described as "Little luxuries that make people smile".

Le Macaron gives their franchise owners an opportunity to start a market-tested, unique, niche bakery business of their dreams with no experience necessary.  Their owners enjoy simple, streamlined operations with no on-site baking as all of their delicacies are made from the highest quality ingredients and crafted at their confectionery by their master French chefs.  This means no expensive kitchen equipment, flexible footprint and minimal staffing requirements.

Their initial investment is much lower compared to other concepts within the industry, and they offer three different business models: café, kiosk, and cart to ensure there is a model for every type of investor.

As a new Le Macaron franchise owner, you will receive assistance with site selection, design, layout, equipment selection, and more.  Prior to commencing operations, comprehensive training is held at their corporate office and on-site at your location which is designed to prepare you with the knowledge and skills required to start your business with confidence.

Even after your patisserie is open, you will also receive a refresher training, field support visits and annual franchisee conferences.  Your Le Macaron French Pastries' team is there to make sure every aspect of your business is running as efficiently as possible.
For more information, Click here
Or call 800-401-9154
Master What is an Area Representative or Master Franchise?
Some franchises have opportunities known as Area Representative or Master Franchise.  An Area Representative Franchise involves the development of a geographic region that can be as small as a single city or as large as an entire state; while a Master Franchise is normally reserved for the development of an entire country.  You purchase the right to develop a designated area and share in the franchise fees and royalties with the franchisor.  You work closely with commercial real estate agents, business brokers and consultants in the development of your area.  The investment needed to secure an Area Representative or Master Franchise opportunity can start as low as $150K depending the franchise, size of the population and the geographic area.
For more information, Click here  
Or call 800-401-9154
Master This Month's Featured Resale
NYS Collection Eyewear
Pembrooke Pines, FL

Most franchise systems offer resales.  To find out what's available in your area, Click here
If you would like to learn more about this month's Featured Business Opportunities or have questions about business ownership, you may contact me directly by calling the number below. 

Dave Struck 

Dave Struck


Quest Franchise Advisory Group
Direct: 770-910-7767 ext. 101




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As a way of saying "Thank you" to our Veterans, many franchise companies offer our Veterans discounts on franchise fees ranging from 10%-50%. Some also offer discounted royalty fees of up to 50% for your first year in business. Call us and we'll be happy
to match you with a participating franchise.