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7 Hot Franchises for 2014


With the economy recovering at a less than robust pace, the thought of finding a new job or starting your own business from scratch can be daunting. But with tried-and-true business models and corporate support, a franchise can mitigate some of the risks of striking out on your own.

There's a lot to think about when considering opening a franchise: franchise fees, net worth requirements, customer demand and, finally, the growth prospects for the business. To help, we’ve identified seven franchises with reasonable start-up costs and net worth requirements that are poised for more growth in the year ahead. Check them out.

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