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How to avoid home improvement and renovation scams

Warm weather is prime time for home improvements, and many of us hire people to help with these tasks. But before you let strangers in, you need to take precautions to keep your home safe, and make sure you get the work you pay for! Homeowners should do their homework and educate themselves before the…

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Franchise Players: A Father-Son Duo on Speeding Up Growth Through Franchising

Two years ago, the father-son duo of William and Bart Caldwell were a retired air traffic controller and a welder, investigating opening a business. By the end of 2013, the pair had been named the 360 Painting new franchisee of the year. And, in just the first three months of this year, they had already…

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Boomer Execs: Blazing A New Path As Entrepreneurs

Some of those walking away from corporate jobs choose franchise ownership as a path to independence. Before he took that step, Atlanta resident Rich Groak, 52, spent the previous 15 years as a corporate accountant working for large telecom and data-services companies. Much of what he did was working with IT departments integrating data into…

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360 Painting has just been named to Franchise Business Review’s Top 50 Low Cost Franchises

Franchise Business Review is the most respected source for independent franchise information. Annually, FBR composes its list of the top 50 Low Cost Franchises, which is defined as having an investment of under $100,000. The data for this report is derived from surveys of close to 100,000 franchisees and ranks their franchise system on 33…

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