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Thank You for Your Service - 4 Business Funding Programs for Veterans

A grateful nation gives its warriors at least a bit of help making the transition from military life to launching their own businesses.

10 Things Veterans Want Hiring Managers to Know About Them

The stamina and values of veterans are major assets for every employer. Helping them make the transition from military life to civilian employment is the right thing to do.

Franchise Players: This Man Signed His Franchise Agreement While Serving in Baghdad

Chris Gately's first steps to become a Workout Anytime franchisee began while he was serving in the military.

Franchise Players: The Challenges of Finding Funding

For National Guard veteran Steve Grimes, the most surprising challenge in opening his franchise was finding funding.

Franchise Players: A Bronze Star Recipient Recovers From Brain Trauma, Becomes a Franchisee

In the military, Nick Colgin earned a Bronze Star for saving the life of a French soldier. Now, he works as a franchisee for the 'Apple of the home industry.'

Franchise Players: A Veteran Couple Finds a New Team in Franchising

Chuck and Denise Kerr learned the value of teamwork in the military. Now, their bringing it to their burger franchise.

Franchise Players: The Military Taught Me to Think On My Feet

Jim Lager didn't have much business experience when he started in franchising. But his time in the military hard taught him one thing: how to think fast.

Franchise Players: How This Veteran Is Helping Other Vets Find the Right Franchise

Gordon Dupries helps future veteran franchisees get started on the right foot with the Boot to Business program.

Franchise Players: Why Vets and Franchising Go Hand in Hand

Hector Rodriguez tried to make on his own in the world of business. Then he realized as a franchisee he didn't have to work without support.

Franchise Players: Veteran and Mother of Five on Refusing to Settle

After nine years in the military, Tai Jeffries refuses to settle for anything less than her male counterparts as a cleaning franchisee.

Entrepreneurship Bootcamp Gives Wounded Veterans a New Life

Disabled veterans often find the return to civilian life difficult, especially when seeking jobs. Now, a university program thinks it has the key to their independence: turn them into entrepreneurs.

Back to Civilian Life, Veterans Try Franchises

Last Veteran's Day, the franchise industry announced a new program for returning soldiers. We catch up on its progress.

10 Lessons from America's Greatest Military Leaders

Military talents can transfer well to guiding a team through the challenges of starting and running a small business.

The 10 Most Popular Franchises for Military Veterans

Veterans have myriad opportunities for franchise success--often at special rates. Here's a look at some of the best options.

How Veteran Franchise Centers Helps Veterans Follow Their Entrepreneurial Dream

Lonnie Helgerson has headed up Ident-A-Kid, Expetec and Computer Doctor, but he's also a veteran of the U.S. Army. Helgerson's latest company combines his knowledge of both worlds.

How One Army Veteran Made a Smooth Career Transition to Franchising

Snap-on Tools franchisee Greg Welch puts training into action.

Inside the Mind of Go Daddy's Controversial Founder

Bob Parsons on his unapologetic approach to business and life.

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