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7 Qualities the Army Instilled in Me That Helped Me Launch a Business
Veterans possess these skills that help them excel in entrepreneur or employee roles.
The Many Benefits of Mentoring Vets Entering the Business World
Business leaders are uniquely suited to help veterans eager to apply their skills as entrepreneurs and employees.
5 Insights for Veterans Competing in the Civilian World
The transition to civilian from the structure and values of the military might be the toughest mission yet.
Starbucks, Hooters and 10 Other Chains Honoring Veterans With Deals
A snapshot of the restaurant and retail chains that are serving up Veterans Day deals to those who have served our country.
Veterans Are Natural Born Entrepreneurs
Discipline, training and organization can be tapped for financial victory.
Starting a Franchise Business
There's Lots of Free Help for Choosing and Funding the Right Franchise Opportunity
Franchises have the allure of a ready-made business but it's more complicated than that.
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.
Franchise Players: How I Turned Military Lessons Into Business Success
Andrew Wilson hasn't let the fact that he's spent five of the last 10 years deployed slow him down as a franchisee.
Franchise Players: Army Vet Finds a New Team as a Marco's Pizza Multi-Unit Franchisee
Returning to civilian life, Joe Walker found both comradery and a commitment to integrity in franchising.
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.
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Motivating Women Vets to Start Businesses
West Point grad Meghan Florkowski runs an affordable program that trains female veterans for entrepreneurial life.
Franchise Players: After the Military, a Couple Finds a Career in Franchising
Charles Fisher discovered Massage Envy Spa while heading home from serving in Iraq. The rest is franchising history.
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.
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