Is Starting A Franchise From Home For You?

03/28/2012 10:23 am ET | Updated May 28, 2012

For many, the holy grail of business ownership is finding a legitimate, low-cost, home-based business opportunity. Well, the search is over (for some of you) -- many franchises now offer turnkey, home-based opportunities for franchisees seeking a flexible, low-cost way to start a business. What's behind this growing trend, and what do you need to know to succeed as a home-based franchisee?