MAY 2019 NEWSLETTER

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Funding Your Business
Use Your IRA/401K
to Fund Your Business
  
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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
Einstein Bros. Bagels was originally created by Boston Chicken Inc. (now Boston Market) in 1995, as a way to market breakfast foods.

In 1995, Boston Chicken Inc. purchased four retail bagel chains: Offerdahl's Bagel Gourmet, Bagel & Bagel, Baltimore Bagel and Brackman Brothers.

In 1996, the chain of 38 bagel stores was sold to Einstein Bros. for $1M.

Today, there 692 Einsten Bros. Bagels locations nationwide.
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The Fear Factor of Buying a Franchise

 

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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... 
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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.  
 
Main Street Heating & Cooling
Cash Needed: $27K
Total Investment: $27K
Current Locations: 6       
                    
Main Street Heating & Cooling was founded on over a decade of HVAC experience and a desire to transcend the competition.  They take a proactive approach to your HVAC service and guarantee your satisfaction.
 
Services that Main Street provides include:
  • Air Conditioning and Heat Pumps
  • Furnace Service
  • Residential Property Management
  • Humidifier and Thermostat Installation
  • Indoor Air Quality Systems
  • Hybrid Systems
  • Seasonal Safety Inspections
  • Duct Cleaning
 
Why own a Main Street Heating & Cooling franchise?
  • Earn your customers' trust with done-for-you branding and design that instantly conveys hometown values and integrity
  • Turn more leads into profits with a wide range of products that appeal to any budget
  • Generate recurring revenue with their popular Main Street Advantage maintenance plans
Main Street's ideal franchise candidate is a current HVAC installer or technician who wants to start their own company but wants to have all of the small business collateral needed.

Whether you're looking to expand your existing business or to open your first heating & cooling company, Main Street wants to help you.  When you join the Main Street family, you'll get a solid business plan, plus all of the tools and training you need to get started and succeed. 
 
For more information, Click here 
Or call 800-401-9154
LIME Painting
Cash Needed: $50K
Total Investment: $90K-$115K
Current Locations: 4         
 
Love. Integrity. Mission. Excellence. is where LIME Painting gets their name and what makes them a unique custom paint company that offers way more than just painting.  This is a values-based, high-end, painting and contracting service provider that aims to set the standard high in client relations by consistently delivering exceptional services and a flawless customer experience.
 
LIME Painting is the only painting franchise that focuses solely on high-end homes and businesses that are valued within the top 30% of the market.  Their luxury approach revolves around their meticulous prep, process and product selection which are unique to each project and client as they execute a tailor-made result that lasts the test of time.

 
     
LIME Painting is an attractive franchise opportunity because of their infectious culture, turnkey model, low cost, and the ability to generate high returns.  While the industry average paint job costs around $2,800, their average ticket is around $11,000 allowing their franchisees to complete 30% fewer projects than traditional painting concepts.  With almost four times the ticket amount, fewer projects, repeat business and no employees, this makes the operational aspect of running a LIME Painting franchise simple and scalable.


For more information, Click here
Or call 800-401-9154
30 Minute Hit
Cash Needed: $40K
Total Investment: $100K-$160K
Current Locations: 84                       

The 30 Minute Hit is a high intensity, action packed boxing/kickboxing circuit workout designed specifically for women to achieve amazing results.  Fast paced, challenging and empowering, this one-of-a-kind top quality workout appeals to all levels of fitness in a friendly, non-intimidating environment.

The 30 Minute Hit was created to accommodate the busy lives of modern day women.  With no class start times and flexible schedules, women have easy access to this amazing fitness program whenever it fits within their own busy schedule.  Their attractive membership options and unlimited training ability make this the perfect fitness center for the women of today.


The ideal 30 Minute Hit franchisee is a highly motivated individual with an entrepreneurial spirit.  The franchisee should have the willingness to learn and implement their proven and business management systems.  Franchisees do not have to have any prior fitness industry or business ownership experience as each owner will go through a very detailed UniversHITy physical training and onboarding program.

To ensure their success, 30 Minute Hit provides their franchisees a turnkey business model including:
  • Certification in Physical Training
  • Administration and Management Training
  • Management and Business Development Tools
  • Marketing Programs and Sales Training
Whether potential franchisees are seeking more time with their families, freedom to travel, or just more flexibility in their lives, owning their own business can help create that lifestyle.  Franchisees have the opportunity to make a positive impact on many people's lives and their community, while building the life they want to live for themselves.  With easy staffing solutions and management systems, 30 Minute Hit franchisees get to enjoy the benefits of being a business owner without sacrificing their freedom or flexibility.

For more information, Click here
Or call 800-401-9154
Island Fin Poke'
Cash Needed: $100K
Total Investment: $195K-$355K
Current Locations: 17                       
 
Island Fin Poke' is an Hawaiian style poke' restaurant in a comfortable beach shack setting that will transport you from the everyday to that spot on the beach to enjoy a fresh delicious bowl with house-made sauces, sustainably sourced fish and over 25 toppings and ingredients.

At Island Fin Poke', they capture all the soul, flavor, and authenticity of traditional poke' - while adding a touch of the local cuisine to the mix.  The result: Hawaiian and Caribbean Style Poke' that follows the original essence of the dish: pole-to-bowl, farm-to-fork - all locally and responsibly sourced.  As seasons change, so does their menu.  Discover exciting flavors and new dishes destined to vary with what the fresh and local sources bring to market including Ahi tuna, salmon, and spicy tuna.

Right now, you have the chance to get in on a popular and contemporary fast casual dining concept that's ahead of the curve.  This means getting in at a low cost, with an avid consumer base ready to help you reach a rapid return on your investment.

Island Fin Poke' offers a comprehensive training program in order to ensure that each franchise is 100% equipped with the knowledge, skills and expertise to successfully operate their own store.  Their multi-phased training includes 17 hours of a classroom setting training and 23 hours of on-the-job training in addition to many hours of on-going support at your newly established practice.

Benefits of owning an Island Fin Poke' franchise:
  • Poke' is gaining popularity
  • Fits all millennial food trends
  • Low cost startup
  • Food is easy to prepare
  • Unique food franchise

For more information, Click here  
Or call 800-401-9154
D1 Sports Training
Cash Needed: $250K
Total Investment: $195K-$664K
Current Locations: 106                                

D1 Sports Training was founded by Will Bartholomew after he suffered a career-ending injury and discovered that there was no place for him to truly train and that allowed him to fully recover and optimize his performance, all at the same time.  That's when he realized, there was no place to train like he did at a Division 1 school - with the best coaches, equipment, workout programs and community.  It was with this simple realization that he started his D1 journey 17 years ago.

Early on in the growth of D1, Will partnered with Dan Murphy (a West Point graduate and one of D1's original members), to develop a sustainable growth plan all predicated on one thing, D1's mission - to inspire others to be their best.  The two distilled their collegiate training experience into what is now known as D1's 5 Star Training program where every workout adheres to the 5 tenets of athletic-based training:
  • Dynamic Warm Up
  • Performance Module
  • Strength Training
  • Core & Conditioning
  • Cool Down


D1 Sports Training franchise is a membership-based gym and boutique fitness franchise that provides individual and group training classes in a state-of-the-art facility, the likes of which are normally found on the campuses of the biggest schools and in the training centers of the best teams.

Benefits of owning a D1 Sports Training franchise:
  • Division 1 Training Programs
  • Affordable franchise opportunity
  • Fitness industry is exploding
  • Exceptional core values
D1 Sports Training has perfected their turn-key franchise support system ensuring their franchisees will never have to build their own workout programs or be alone in hiring staff, site selection, marketing, training and more.

For more information, Click here
Or call 800-401-9154
Master What is an Area Representative or Master Franchise?
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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
 
Elements Massage
Nutley, NJ
$150,000

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. 

Sincerely,
Dave Struck 

Dave Struck

Founder/Consultant

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

dstruck@questfran.com 

www.questfran.com 

 

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Big $avings for  U.S. Veterans
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.