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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
Mathnasium was founded in 2002 by Larry Martinek, David Ullendorff, and Peter Markovitz.  The first center opened in Westwood, LA, CA.

The company began franchising in 2003.

In 2019, the company has more than 1,000 centers on five continents.  In 2019, the franchise expanded to Australia.
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, just like yourself, 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 expert assistance finding just the right business, we can help.
You are never charged a fee for our services.
This Month's
Featured Franchise Category
Child Services
Challenge Island
Cash Needed: $40K
Total Investment: $46K-$59K
Current Locations: 103+                                   

Challenge Island is an international educational franchise on the forefront of S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) Education and 21st Century Learning.  They provide collaborative challenge-based experiences for ages 4 to 14+ in the form of after school classes, in-school workshops, camps, parties, homeschooling events, team building, and multi-generational family adventures.  Their unique ability to simultaneously address the needs of both the playful, whimsical child of today and the globally successful adult of the future has brought Challenge Island a sea of accolades from schools, parents, and kids alike.

Benefits of owning a Challenge Island franchise are:
  • Proven home-based business
  • Protected territory with at least 25 elementary schools
  • Quick ROI
  • High profit margins
  • Can be operated on a full or part-time basis
  • One-of-a-kind comprehensive curriculum
  • Fully-stocked starter kit included
  • Ongoing mentorship and hands-on support
  • Year-round income potential with summer camps, birthday parties, field trips and other non-school based initiatives

For more information, Click here
Or call 800-401-9154
Cash Needed: $50K
Total Investment: $76K-$159K
Current Locations: 22               
The FUN BUS is an exciting, interactive program that brings fun, fitness and learning to children everywhere.  Whether it is traveling to schools, daycares, birthday parties or special events, the FUN BUS has a fun philosophy of utilizing a hands-on approach to making fitness fun for children.  This innovative approach includes a unique design of a safe, colorful fitness focused environment where their Fun Trainers are always on board and the bus never moves with children on it.
The FUN BUS' mission is to enhance and enrich the lives of children from 18 months to 7 years of age.  They provide a safe and fun environment to build self-esteem, improve attentiveness, and further develop their gross motor skills through social interaction and physical fitness with the use of their professionally developed programs and lessons.
The FUN BUS, Fitness Fun on Wheels franchise is positioned for strong growth nationally, leading the way in the children's fitness and enrichment industry.  Their mobile, multi-revenue stream, scalable operating system has low overhead with high profitability potential, while providing a desirable and beneficial service to children.  The FUN BUS services daycares/childcare centers, birthday parties, summer camps, special events, corporate events, grand openings and much more.  
For more information, Click here 
Or call 800-401-9154
Huntington Learning Center huntington
Cash Needed: $65K
Total Investment: $135K-$277K
Current Locations: 16       
Huntington Learning Center is the nation's leading K-12 tutoring and test prep provider.  They pride themselves on world-class student results and franchisee profitability.  They are a top franchise on the Franchise Business Review and Entrepreneur Magazine, in addition to several other accolades.  They are also accredited by Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and Western Association of Schools and Colleges. 
At Huntington Learning Center, their success is achieved through reaching their solitary goal: the success of the student.  Their franchisees are dedicated to helping students of all levels reach their highest potential, and their Corporate Team is dedicated to helping the franchisees achieve theirs.  As Huntington Learning Center continues to expand and add centers across the country, they are actively seeking highly motivated, success-oriented individuals who share their high standards and commitment to excellence.
Training Program Includes: 
  • Three weeks of training at their Corporate Headquarters
  • One week of hands-on training in a Corporate Center
  • Online training modules provide assistance when and where you need it
  • Regional training sessions held across the country throughout the year
  • National franchise convention held annually
  • A full-time Marketing Team provides you with proven marketing strategies and guidance
  • Advanced tools and systems help you easily manage your local marketing efforts
  • Marketing analysis and planning are provided on national, regional, and local levels
With Huntington Learning Center, you can fulfill your dreams by helping a young person achieve theirs. 
For more information, Click here 
Or call 800-401-9154
Kidcreate Studio
Cash Needed: $75K
Total Investment: $109K-$261K
Current Locations: 32           

Kidcreate Studio first opened its doors in the spring of 2007 in Eden Prairie, MN offering kid's art classes, camps, birthday parties, on-the-go classes, and selling art-themed retail items for children ages 18 months to 12 years.  Kidcreate Studio is an art studio where children create fridge-worthy masterpieces while learning art concepts and techniques in an environment full of fun.  Simply said, Kidcreate Studio is "art education made fun!"

Kidcreate Studio is different from any other children's art education concept out there.  They have combined two different business models which allow their franchise owners to take advantage of four different revenue streams, three separate industries and community relationships.

Benefits of owning a Kidcreate Studio franchise:
  • Multiple streams of revenue: studio classes, on-the-go classes, birthday parties, summer or mini camps
  • Family memberships and retail items
  • Taps into the "summer-day camp" industry
  • Studios located in "mom-friendly" locations for convenience
  • Art is being eliminated in public schools
  • Unlimited sales/partnership potential
At Kidcreate Studio, their goal is to inspire and educate children in an environment where giggles and grins are encouraged all while giving caregivers the break they deserve.

For more information, Click here
Or call 800-401-9154
USA Ninja Challenge
Cash Needed: $167K-$318K
Total Investment: $167K-$318K
Current Locations: 33  
USA Ninja Challenge is a program that is designed to meet the requirements of a full physical fitness program for today's youth.  They incorporate standard gymnastics apparatus including rings, bars, balance beams and tumbling surfaces with their specialized ninja training equipment such as cargo nets, traverse walls, slack lines, ropes and ladders.  Each portion of every obstacle course also includes corresponding conditioning and flexibility stations.  The desired result of this program is to improve children's strength, flexibility and all-around athleticism.  They also have a Junior Ninja program, designed for 4-5 year olds, that helps the younger ones to develop their ninja skills with smaller, easy-to-negotiate obstacles until they are ready for the full-scale equipment.

There are six basic categories of the Ninja obstacles:
  • Jumping - box jumps, long jump, jumping over or onto obstacles
  • Climbing - ropes, cargo nets, peg boards and rock walls
  • Swinging - gymnastics rings, hanging ladders, hanging nunchucks and parallel bars
  • Traversing - spotting blocks, ledges and chimney walls
  • Balancing - balance beams, slack lines and rolling barrels
  • Floor Skills - running, block pushing, army crawl and vaulting

Combining fitness with children's entertainment makes for one of the most exciting and unique youth fitness franchise opportunities in the industry.  USA Ninja Challenge has proprietary structures that set them apart from other concepts.  By owning a USA Ninja Challenge franchise, you invest in an opportunity where there are a number of potential revenue streams available.  Their obstacle courses combine the elements of exercise and fun while meeting the requirements of a children's fitness training program.  The ever-booming fitness industry integrated with the ever-profitable child entertainment industry allows them to be the influential front-runners of this booming segment.

Fitness franchise opportunities provide a wonderful chance to reach out to your community and offer the youth a positive life-changing experience.  Parents are raving about the health benefits and social interaction that USA Ninja Challenge provides, because it allows their children a break from the negative effects of today's technology.
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 sharkeys

Sharkey's Cuts for Kids
Wake Forest, NC

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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