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Business Plan, Starting A Business, Veteran Businesses

5 Small Business Tips for Veteran Startups

Starting a small business can be difficult, especially if you’re not sure where to start. Fortunately, as a veteran, you have the diligence, determination and experience to run a successful small business. You don’t shy away from a challenge. However, it can be tricky to know how to start. If you’re looking to become an… Read more

Funding, Veteran Businesses

Three Small Business Resources for Veterans to Consider

Veteran small business owners make a significant contribution to American employment and the overall economy. According to the last U.S. Census, military veterans own and run over 400,000 companies – in other words, a total of 7.5 percent of all U.S. small businesses that employ other people. If you have served your country and want… Read more

Funding, Veteran Businesses

Why You Need to Consider Small Business Loans for Veterans

If you are a veteran running your own business or thinking about opening your own business, you are in good company. Throughout the country, more than 21 million veterans are business owners, and roughly 10 percent of small businesses and 14 percent of franchises are owned by veterans. Regardless of the type of business you… Read more

Finance & Accounting, Small Business Loans, Veteran Businesses

Loans for Veterans: 3 Things You Need to Know

As of 2014, there were approximately 3 million businesses in the U.S. run by veterans, employing about 5.7 million people and generating $1.2 trillion in sales. While veterans only make up about 8 percent of the U.S. population, they are twice as likely to own a business as their civilian counterparts. Like most business owners,… Read more

Hiring & Firing, Retail & Inventory, Veteran Businesses

The Benefits of Hiring Disabled Veterans as Seasonal Workers for the Holidays

The Benefits of Hiring Disabled Veterans as Seasonal Workers for the Holidays

  The holiday season is truly the most wonderful time of the year for those looking for a job. While the retail sector is the biggest employer of seasonal workers (684,700 in the fourth quarter of 2013), the transportation and logistics and wholesale trade sectors are also big seasonal employers (173,100 and 10,800 in the… Read more

Veteran Businesses

4 Veterans Who Started a Business to Help Fellow Veterans

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Members of the armed forces work hard to protect our nation, and after their service, many of them continue to contribute to the wellbeing of our country. In 2012, veterans owned more than 2.45 million U.S. businesses – which accounts for about 9 percent of all American businesses. Veteran-owned businesses are an important part of… Read more

Finance & Accounting, Small Business Loans, Veteran Businesses

Veteran Entrepreneurship: Small Business Loan Options for Veterans

  Last week the Small Business Administration celebrated National Veterans Small Business Week. During November 3-7 various events were held to support and encourage military entrepreneurship. With more than 21 million veterans in the U.S., you’ve probably noticed that veteran-owned businesses are on the rise. Currently, one out of ten businesses in the U.S. is… Read more

Finance & Accounting, Small Business Loans, Veteran Businesses

Small Business Funding for Veterans

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According to the Small Business Administration, one in 10 businesses are veteran-owned businesses, and those small businesses employ six million workers, generating $1.2 trillion in annual receipts. Additionally, according to the International Franchise Association, one in seven franchises are owned and operated by veterans who generate more than $41 billion. SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet has… Read more