Be Your Own Boss

Budget Blinds Is #27 In Franchise Business Review’s Top 200 Best Franchises To Buy In 2020

Every January, Franchise Business Review® (FBR) publishes their annual Franchisee Satisfaction Awards to help prospective franchise buyers in their search for the right franchise. Based solely on surveyed franchisees who currently run a business, the results cull the top 200 franchises to buy in the new year. Budget Blinds is #27 for 2020 and has [...]

Make the New Year Bright – New Year, New Job, New You!

2019 is history and the New Year 2020 stretches out before us, full of potential! If you’ve got big plans for this new year, does that include a new you? Did your New Year’s resolutions include career advancement or a new job? Think about this: Does going back to the same job for another 12 [...]

Budget Blinds Wraps Up 2019 With 18 Specially Adapted Homes For Veterans

Another year in partnership with Homes for Our Troops (HFOT) has seen 18 more families of severely injured Veterans move into mortgage-free, specially adapted homes. Each of those homes received custom window blinds throughout the house and garage, installed by Budget Blinds® franchise owners. For 15 years, nonprofit HFOT has been building and donating homes [...]

Ready For A Career Second Act? Buy A Franchise Business

If you’re facing an empty nest with the kids off to college or living on their own, what will you do all day in the suddenly very quiet house? Now that you can finally hear yourself think, what do you think? Your job is no longer exciting or challenging You’re not looking forward to retirement [...]

Your Franchise Interview: Four Questions To Ask And Four Questions To Be Ready To Answer

You’ve made the decision to buy a franchise business. You’ve done your homework, made comparisons, and finally submitted a qualification form for a call back from the franchise business opportunity you’re most interested in. This phone call is a critical step in the process that will ultimately determine if you buy this franchise. Home Franchise [...]

How To Have All The Holiday Vacation Time You Want

The holiday season has arrived with the hustle and bustle of shopping, stringing lights and trimming trees, visitors dropping by, big family dinners, wintertime activities, and more. How many activities are you able to participate in and how many are you missing because of work? Is getting vacation time around the holidays a near impossibility? [...]

Never Lose A Job Again … Buy A Franchise Business!

Losing a job is in the top 10 stressors that people can experience (Holmes and Rahe Stress Scale). If you are currently out of a job or fearing for your job, you can probably attest to the enormous stress it generates. Maybe you’re just starting out with a young family to provide for and the [...]

As A Franchise Owner, You Can Live The American Dream While Giving Back

Owning a business and being your own boss is the American Dream, and many people have realized that dream through franchise business ownership. Along with the many freedoms that being the boss provides, the ability to give back to their own communities is a perk that many franchise business owners hold dear. Within the Home [...]

Own A Franchise Business In The Growing Home Improvement/Homes Services Industry

Own A Franchise Business In The Growing Home Improvement/Homes Services Industry If being your own boss and owning a business is your version of The American Dream, a franchise business versus starting a business from scratch will get you to success quicker. You align with a system and network that has a proven business model, [...]

Benefits And Advantages Of Being A Franchise Business Owner

There’s a well-known saying in the franchise world, “You’re in business for yourself, but not by yourself.” It’s definitely one of the reasons that franchise business ownership is popular with individuals who prefer to be their own boss instead of working for someone else. It’s also one of the most substantial benefits of buying into [...]