To many, financial freedom may sound like a myth; something they wish was true, but in reality, it is unattainable. To young adults, financial freedom may mean that their college loans and future home has been paid off. To older adults, financial freedom could mean that they have enough money to retire. The cost of a franchise is actually far less than the cost of starting a business alone. While purchasing a franchise is, essentially, starting a new business, the franchise you choose already has the support of a successful business model. Owning a franchise is not an easy task.