Saturday, March 15, 2008

Discounts Available to Veterans Opening Franchises

The Veterans Transition Franchise Initiative, or VetFran program is a collaboration of the International Franchise Association (IFA), the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, the Small Business Administration (SBA) and The Veterans Corp. Terry Hill, vice president of communications for IFA, says that over 1,000 veterans have opened franchises through the program according to this article. A typical VetFran discount ranges from 15% to 25% off franchising fee costs. The types of franchises opened by prospective franchisees has included Aamco Transmissions, Rolly Pollies, UPS and its Mail Boxes Etc. stores.

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