Entrepreneurs Could Push Economy Forward

As the U.S. economy slogs toward recovery, many Americans, laid off from or fed up with corporate America, are taking control of their lives with help, in many cases, from franchises. Franchises are enticing would-be entrepreneurs with a variety of incentives, including lower entry fees.

Could the surge in entrepreneurs be just what the country needs to further revive the sluggish U.S. economy?

“It’s a key to solving the big problem of huge segments of people who’ve been left behind in this recession,” said John Challenger, chief executive of the Chicago outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, which tracks workforce and economic trends. “Entrepreneurs may lead the recovery.”

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