Owning a Business is a Path, Not a Destination

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By: Eric Little, Vice President of Franchise Development for Right at Home Too often, prospective business owners view owning a business as a destination instead of a path. They say their goal is to own a business, and for some perhaps that’s true. But for most, owning a business simply represents the path that will … Read More

Five Facts about Franchise Agreements

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Let me paint a picture for you. You’ve been thinking about owning a business for quite some time. You’ve engaged with a franchisor, maybe even Right at Home, and you’ve gotten really excited about the business after talking with representatives at the corporate office, as well as the franchisees. You’re thinking you might actually take … Read More

Financing your Business with your 401(k)

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Due to the current lending environment, there are many challenges in securing financing when attempting to open your own business. Banks are more hesitant to lend and the entire loan process can be a long and frustrating experience.  Despite the tough financial environment, Right at Home has continued to build momentum year after year, while … Read More

Why Senior Care Franchises Work

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Health care franchises have seen strong growth over the last few years with the need for home care services increasing as the baby boomers scrambled to find care for their parents. With the oldest boomers beginning to turn 65 themselves in 2011, there is a tremendous population that will begin to need these services, which … Read More

The Business of Senior Care

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According to a 2010 US census brief, seniors are now the largest age group in the United States, and their numbers continue to grow each year. As such, the need for services provided by the senior care industry is booming, and will continue to grow as the population continues to age and life-expectancy rates increase. … Read More