3 Things You Should Know About Small Business: Nov. 29

Once the last touchdown or tackle is made, endorsements are quick to fizzle. And with some athlete's lavish lifestyles, second careers are almost a given. More and more are looking toward becoming business owners, specifically franchise owners before they even leave the field.

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