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“ Un -equity” An Alternative Way To Fund Your New Franchise

Funding a franchise is not only one of the first challenges for a new franchise owner, it is also one of the more difficult tasks to accomplish because it is not som

GE Capital Spinoff Good For Franchisees

Franchise financing may get easier, at least for multi-unit deals.

The exit of GE Capital from the consumer business was logical, and not entirely a surprise.

IslandTime Treasures Announces Money-Back Guarantee For New Franchise Owners

Do you have the passion and desire to become an IslandTime Treasures owner, but need some assistance getting over the financial and trust hurdle?

Your Bank Graded on Small Biz Lending

Want to know if your bank is a star or a dud in lending to small business?

Financing Becomes More Competitive for Franchisors, Urged to Report More Clearly

Jonathan Maze of Franchise Times and The Restaurant Finance Monitor is reporting from Las Vegas, where the Franchise Finance Conference is underway through Wednesday.

Dunkin' Franchisee Seeking City Funds to Open Shop

A Birmingham Dunkin' Donuts franchise has tapped into the local city council for financing.

Restrictive Financing May Cause Franchisors To Change For The Better

Due to tighter lending standards franchisors have taken to helping  finance new franchisees having difficulty raising capital through traditional lending sources. Marco's Pizza, Quiznos and other franchisors are creating financing arms when banks decline to work with "franchisees who are unable or unwilling to make a large equity investment in their business."

SBA 504 Interest Rate Hits Low Again

The 20-year fixed interest rate on SBA 504 loan projects has hit a new record low, and this is the fourth time it's happened in the last six months.