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Baby Boomers Turn to Franchising During Retirement

Over the next 15 years, baby boomers will be turning 65 and will account for 20 percent of the U.S. population. That means a huge wave of people retiring from their current jobs. For some, retirement will mean taking it easy and relaxing. But for many, retirement is an opportunity to embark on a new Continue Reading »

The Next Generation of Franchising

We already know that Millennials are innovative, independent, hardworking and creative. Those traits are, after all, trademarks of the generation. But what you may not realize is that these traits and others also make Millennials ideal franchisees. Millennials who have graduated from college haven’t had it easy. The recession has created a shortage of jobs Continue Reading »

Millennials Hit the Housing Market in 2015

By Bill Erickson, Executive Vice President, NPI/GPI National Property Inspections and Global Property Inspections franchise owners/inspectors are doing more first-time home buyer inspections than ever before. One explanation is the improving job market and economy. The other reason is demographics. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) expects that 2015 will turn out to be a big Continue Reading »