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FBR Franchise
Academy 

Streamline your journey to franchise ownership by following these six essential steps to making better-informed decisions.

Your Journey Starts Here

Selecting and buying a franchise is a big decision! We’re here to help you narrow your search and find your ideal franchise match. Take the Quiz.

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  • 17+ Years
    of Independent Research
  • 1,100+
    Brands Surveyed
  • 30,000+
    Franchisees Surveyed
  • 6,500+
    Employees Surveyed

Take the Franchise Finder Quiz

Find out which franchise brands, industries, and investment levels align with your goals.

We’re here to help you narrow your search and arrive at the best franchise opportunity for you! Get started by taking our Franchise Finder Quiz.

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Six Steps to Franchise Ownership

Discover

Find out if business ownership and the franchising model is the right path for you.

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Educate

Learn more about the common costs and fees of owning a franchise, understand how much you can realistically afford, and get familiar with the common terms of franchising.

Explore

Dive into the best franchise brands on the market today, learn how to compare your top choices, and decide if you should hire a franchise broker.

Research

Ask the right questions of franchisees and franchisors, review credible resources, and learn how to make the most of Discovery Days.

Plan

Prepare your business plan with expert guidance, explore your financing options, and ensure you understand the Franchise Disclosure Document.

Buy

Execute a successful purchase with advice on hiring an attorney and an accountant, reviewing the franchise agreement before you sign, and understanding business compliance.

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