Buying or franchising a business may be a safer way to get into business than starting from scratch. Franchising is a going operation and you know what to expect when you start out. A franchise is based on a proven formula. Learn: How to evaluate a going business; How to fund the purchase; What help you should expect from the present owner; Pros and cons of franchising; What assistance you should expect from the franchisor; What are reasonable fees to pay the franchisor. Cost $30 Prepay; $35 after July 12; $40 at the door.