Town Money Saver Named One of Best Second Career Franchise Opportunities

by | Apr 13, 2020 | News, Press Release

Franchise Business Review Satisfaction Award 2020.

LUCAS, OH – Franchise system Town Money Saver (TMS) was recently named a top franchise by Franchise Business Review (FBR) in its 2020 report on the best second career franchise opportunities.

TMS is a direct-mail publication that focuses on easy and effective advertising solutions for hometown businesses.

Operating in its 28th year, TMS currently serves nearly 150 communities in the Midwest with a monthly circulation $2 million.

“For many of our franchisees, Town Money Saver is a second career choice,” TMS Founder and CEO Bill Zirzow said. “We have former publishers, people from the newspaper industry and radio, a lawyer, and many other examples. The skills they learned in their previous careers translate well into our industry.”

The Details

Franchise Business Review is a franchise market research firm that performs independent surveys of franchisee satisfaction, provides the rankings of franchises based solely on actual franchisee satisfaction and performance.

FBR publishes its rankings of top franchises in its annual Guide to Today’s Top Franchises, as well as in quarterly reports throughout the year that rank the top franchises in specific sectors.

The 2020 Top Franchises for Second Careers list represents the best of the best that franchising has to offer and some of the most award-winning franchise opportunities today.

Town Money Saver was among 307 franchise brands, representing over 11,000 franchise owners, that participated in Franchise Business Review’s research on the best franchises for a second career.

TMS’s franchisees were surveyed on 33 benchmark questions about their experience and satisfaction regarding critical areas of their franchise systems, including leadership, training & support, financial opportunity, and work/life balance.

“The franchise industry provides many options for people looking for a new challenge or an additional stream of income through business ownership,” said Eric Stites, CEO of FBR. “Franchising can pave the way to a second career that offers autonomy, flexibility, and desirable income, but before making the leap, it’s important to do your research and examine feedback from other franchise owners on how well the franchise meets their expectations.

“The brands named in our 2020 report represent the best of the best franchise opportunities based on feedback from senior professionals and pre-retirees who have chosen franchise ownership as the next step in their career.”

Visit to see the full list of 2020 Top Franchises or for more details about franchising with Town Money Saver.


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