According to the International Franchise Association (IFA), one out of every seven franchises in the United States is owned by a veteran. Many franchisors recognize the fact that veterans typically make great franchise owners and salute them by offering special incentives for buying into their system.
If you've served in the military, thank you for your service. And if you find yourself looking to make a change, a veteran-friendly franchise can get you marching towards business ownership today.
Since 2011, over 6,500 veterans have become franchise business owners
More than 650 franchise systems offer serious financial incentives to veterans
Over 238,000 veterans and military spouses work in the franchising as employees or franchisees
Vet-friendly franchise businesses exist in just about every industry and investment range, typically starting at just $20,000. Opportunities for vets range from home services and retail to fitness, IT and more. As a veteran, you're sure to find a business that fits your interest and skills.
There are many franchisors who offer special incentives, including discounts on franchisee fees and other costs, as well as training for veterans and their spouses. Because veterans understand the importance of following protocol, their skills align well with franchise ownership.
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