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AAFD Legislative Update – June 4, 2020

June 4th, 2020

by: Keith Miller

in: Featured,Legislative,The Franchisee Voice

While COVID-19 has stopped a lot of legislative efforts, it has also brought in new issues, many of them being fast tracked to help deal with the current issues. Here’s a brief legislative update: CARES Act and PPP: While many documents have been put out on this, and endless webinars have been done around the forgiveness of the PPP loans, the latest from the Small Business Administration (SBA) was released on May 28, in form of the “Paycheck Protection Program Interim Final Rule – Requirement... Read More »

PAYCHEX Joins the AAFD’s Suppliers Network!

June 2nd, 2020

by: AAFD

in: Featured,Suppliers Corner

The AAFD is pleased to welcome Paychex as the newest member of the AAFD’s Suppliers Network. Widely regarded as the leading provider of Payroll and HR Solutions, Inc. Magazine recently rated Paychex as the “Number one provider of Payroll and HR Solutions for small businesses.” Said Mike Wales, Paychex Senior Consultant is AAFD’s exclusive program representative “We are excited to support the AAFD and look forward to serving AAFD members with a wide variety of HR support services.” AAFD Cha... Read More »

AAFD Announces FLC Co-Chairs

June 26th, 2020

by: AAFD

It is with pleasure that we announce the new co-chairs of the Franchisee Leadership Council, Stephen Rymal and Richard Stroiney. Stephen Rymal has been a Franchisee of Griswol... Read More »

Maximize Loan Forgiveness

June 16th, 2020

by: AAFD

Paychex, the AAFD’s endorsed Supporting Member for HR support and payroll processing, has just announced a great new PPP Loan Forgiveness Estimator for its clients.  In an ... Read More »

AAFD Welcomes Thirty8 Degrees for Safe Business Re-openings!

June 11th, 2020

by: AAFD

The AAFD is pleased to welcome Thirty8 Degrees as the newest member of the AAFD’s Suppliers Network. Thirty8 Degrees helps businesses like yours reopen in a safe and timely ... Read More »

E-Voting Comes to the AAFD: FINALLY!

June 9th, 2020

by: AAFD

The entire AAFD team, and especially our chapter coordinators, are excited and thrilled to announce that we have finally found, tested and adopted an electronic voting platfor... Read More »

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If You Only Go to One Conference This Year…

May 15th, 2019

by: AAFD

Your time is valuable and so is your money. You can’t afford to give away either by going to every i... Read More »

Join Us for a Night at the Ballpark During the AAFD Leadership Summit

May 7th, 2019

by: AAFD

One of the biggest benefits of attending an event like the AAFD Leadership Summit and Annual Confere... Read More »

SAVE THE DATE – AAFD Franchisee Leadership Summit Dates Announced for 2019

February 25th, 2019

by: AAFD

SAVE THE DATE FOR THE 2019 AAFD FRANCHISEE LEADERSHIP SUMMIT AND ANNUAL CONFERENCE: “PROTECTING YOUR... Read More »

So You Want to Sell Your Franchise…

July 28th, 2016

by: AAFD

Is it time to retire and go live on a yacht in the Mediterranean just like you’ve always dreamed? Th... Read More »

Five Tips For Women Looking For A Franchise

May 19th, 2014

by: Jessica Bennett

Not every woman wants to “Lean In” and climb the corporate ladder (with all the long nights and drai... Read More »

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Maximize Loan Forgiveness

June 16th, 2020

Paychex, the AAFD’s endorsed Supporting Member for HR support and payroll processing, has just announced a great new PPP Loan Forgiveness Estimator for its clients.  In an ... Read More »

PAYCHEX Joins the AAFD’s Suppliers Network!

June 2nd, 2020

The AAFD is pleased to welcome Paychex as the newest member of the AAFD’s Suppliers Network. Widely regarded as the leading provider of Payroll and HR Solutions, Inc. Magazine... Read More »

The AAFD Welcomes New Supporting Member, Franchise Background Checks!

May 30th, 2019

The AAFD is excited to welcome our newest supplier, Franchise Background Checks.   Franchise Background Checks has been in business for over 20 years, providing franchisees... Read More »

Introducing SecrtSOS – We didn’t mean to keep it Secret!

May 14th, 2019

The AAFD is proud to welcome our recent Silver Sponsor supplier member, SecrtSOS, (pronounced: “Secret Sauce”), a company that specializes in business development and educat... Read More »

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Communicating via Text in Times of Crisis

by: AAFD

by Laura Thompson*, Textellent – the leading provider of Business Texting  We are all under stress right now as we face a new kind of quickly evolving crisis that is not ju... Read More »

What is a Health Insurance ‘carve-out’? Should I consider it?

by: Steven Chapkin

Answer: When businesses face challenges getting enough employees to participate in their health insurance benefit (enough to meet the minimum participation rate set by the ins... Read More »

How Is Your Franchisor Using Your Marketing Fund?

by: AAFD

Most franchisees are required to pay into an advertising marketing fund, which the franchisor controls. What is your franchisor doing with all that money, and is it directly b... Read More »

Why Your Franchisor May Not Provide the Supplier Benefits You Expect

by: Gary Tucker, Esq.

Many potential franchisees become trusting of their chosen franchisor and go further to make the mistake of believing that their agreement and supply chain is, and must be, a ... Read More »

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