Baby Boomers Drive Boom in Franchising

Senior Padgett Small Business Bookkeeping FranchiseThe number of entrepreneurs who have become convinced of the advantages of buying a franchise is on the upswing in 2012, and that’s big news. Franchising, as we at Padgett have pointed out before, offers many advantages to those who are ready to start a business of their own, but the franchising industry as a whole hasn’t been exempt from the economic difficulties of the last few years.

This year, however, the number of people signing on to franchise opportunities is predicted to rise by almost 2 percent, a stark reversal of recent trends. Why the turnaround? In part it’s because some members of one of the largest and most influential segments of our society – the baby boom generation – have been drawn to the idea of franchising. Mid-life career changers and semi-retired boomers who have worked for corporations are trying out something new by becoming franchise owners. In parts of the country that tend to draw retirees, such as Florida, Texas and Arizona, this trend is especially pronounced.

If you’ve had a career in accounting or bookkeeping, but have come to a point in your life where you want to work for yourself, consider opening a Padgett small business accounting franchise. With your experience and drive, and our support, you can strike out on your own while having the backing of the Padgett Business Services family. We think you’ll enjoy building a successful business with a well-known and respected company, and you’ll get priceless satisfaction from serving the small business community where you live.

Whether you’re part of the boomer generation or not, Padgett Business Services® would love to have you on our team of “Small Biz Pros.” Padgett Business Services was founded in 1966, so you’ll be joining an established brand in the field of small business financial services. With locations all over the United States and Canada, Padgett Business Services® is more than 400 offices strong today, and we look forward to strong and steady growth in the future. Please look over our website to find the answers to any questions you might have about opening your own Padgett franchise. You can contact us online, or call at 866-729-8725 to find out more about the great opportunities that Padgett Business Services® has to offer.

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