Want to open a fast food franchise? Find out which restaurant works best with your wallet.
In many ways, fast food is fast cash for franchisees, who capitalize on big-name restaurants in a big-money way.
But there's much more to opening a fast food joint that just grilling burgers and counting receipts. To compare what it takes to run each chain, MSN looked at the required down payment and working capital, as well as the royalty structure and advertising kickbacks, of some of the largest fast food franchises in the country. Think you can hang with the big boys? Here’s what it takes.