FranNet, which matches people with franchise opportunities, is on pace for a record year as clients who lost their jobs because of the country's economic troubles look for a new start. "Specifically, six-figure income people who are unemployed or soon-to-be are realizing that jobs are few and far between," said FranNet's Jania Bailey, who was recently chosen for IFA's board of directors. "They're taking control of their own destiny. They're saying, 'I'd rather invest in myself rather than ride this roller coaster of corporate America.'"
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