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AAFD Lifestyle Health Plans – Our Promise Delivered!

May 21st, 2019

by: AAFD

in: Featured,The Franchisee Voice

Dear AAFD Members and Friends:  Re: AAFD Lifestyle Health Plans – Our Promise Delivered!  For the past quarter century our chapter leaders and members have begged for help controlling health insurance costs. Indeed, the NUMBER ONE MEMBER REQUEST after protecting franchisee rights has been to find an affordable health insurance solution. You told us that an affordable health care option would independently justify AAFD annual dues and would be a major attraction for chapter member recruitme... Read More »

If You Only Go to One Conference This Year…

May 15th, 2019

by: AAFD

in: Featured,Member Alerts

Your time is valuable and so is your money. You can’t afford to give away either by going to every industry conference. If you only go to one conference this year, make it the AAFD Franchisee Leadership Summit and Conference taking place in the greater Phoenix area of Arizona, Sept. 15 – 18, 2019 Why? Simple – our goal is nothing short of changing franchising for the better. No other conference will be quite like ours. Our theme is, “Protecting Your Franchise Equity,” and attendees will ha... Read More »

AAFD Lifestyle Health Plans – Our Promise Delivered!

May 21st, 2019

by: AAFD

Dear AAFD Members and Friends:  Re: AAFD Lifestyle Health Plans – Our Promise Delivered!  For the past quarter century our chapter leaders and members have begged for he... Read More »

Know Any Great Franchisees, Franchise Associations, or Franchise Suppliers?

May 8th, 2019

by: AAFD

The AAFD is still looking for nominations for our Total Quality Franchising Awards (TQFA), and we want to hear from you! Do know any franchisees who are fighting the good figh... 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 Conferenceis the opportunity to network with your fellow franchisee association me... Read More »

7-Eleven Franchisees Win Big as Ninth Circuit Vacates Two Court Decisions Against Them

May 1st, 2019

by: AAFD

Franchisees of the popular 7-Eleven gas station and convenience store have two big reasons to celebrate. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently vacated two d... Read More »

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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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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 »

Congratulations to Jeff Brodsly of Chosen Payments for Landing on 2019 “Forty Under 40” List

May 1st, 2019

Here at the AAFD, we only seek out the best suppliers for our Branded Partner program so we can offer our members truly excellent services and unbeatable deals. One of our mos... Read More »

The Best Postcards: Welcomed as the AAFD’s Newest Branded Partner

April 16th, 2019

The AAFD is exited to announce our newest Branded Partner, The Best Postcards, which will be powering our new and improved AAFD Printing & Direct Mail program. ... Read More »

Did You Know That AAFD Membership Comes with Valuable Discounts for Your Franchise?

March 20th, 2019

Joining an AAFD franchisee chapter gives you a powerful platform from which to negotiate with your franchisor. Many franchisees see this as the primary benefit of working with... Read More »

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The Franchise Industry, Heavily Regulated? – Shattering the Myth

by: Keith Miller

Introduction by the AAFD As we have often reported, one of the most egregious “myths” promoted by franchisors is that the franchising industry is heavily regulated “like th... Read More »

“When Private Equity Buys Your Franchisor”

by: W. Michael Garner

A Sneak Peak at an Upcoming Program at the 2019 AAFD Franchisee Leadership Summit in September Within the last decade, private equity firms have purchased many established ... Read More »

You Can Lead a Horse to Water, but… Creating a Health Care System that Could Work for America

by: Steven Chapkin

While I don’t profess to have all the answers for creating a perfect healthcare system, I do have an advanced degree in health-related studies.  And since the health care univ... Read More »

5 Tips on Finding a Cost-Effective Phone System for Small Businesses

by: Tad Nikolich

Finding a phone system that fits a small business's needs and budget can be a challenge. Traditional phone systems are expensive; most come with long-term contracts and early ... Read More »

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