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  • Discounts for Veterans to Start Their Own Business Franchises

    Discounts for Veterans to Start Their Own Business Franchises

    Military members gain a host of crucial leadership and adaptability skills during their service to our country. When the time comes to reintegrate back into civilian life, scores of veterans look to leverage those unique skills and build their own businesses. To help aid those prospective entrepreneurs, dozens of national franchises offer incentives to help veterans get local franchises off the ground. Starti…

  • Recent Changes to the GI Bill

    Recent Changes to the GI Bill

    The Post 9/11 GI Bill will soon experience a major upgrade. August 1, 2011, in an effort to make the program more efficient, uniform and simple to navigate, GI Bill 2.0 is being implemented. The improvements to the GI Bill are intended to assist veterans and current military members in their academic pursuits. But without fully understanding the changes to the program, military members may find themselves in a dif…