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VetFran Makes Buying a Kiddie Academy Franchise More Affordable for Veterans

Kiddie Academy® Educational Child Care is proud to show our appreciation to our nation’s military veterans by participating in the International Franchise Association’s strategic initiative, VetFran. The program is an option for United States citizens who are either currently serving in or who have been honorably discharged from the U.S. military. VetFran has a simple…

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Fund Your Franchise by Investing in Yourself

In a recent post on this blog, we explained how our finance team can assist you with the process of finding traditional third-party financing to buy your franchise. There are also less traditional options available that we can recommend, including reinvesting funds from a qualified retirement account to help finance your franchise. In short, you’re…

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Finding Franchise Financing That Works for You

Buying a franchise can be the best decision you’ll ever make, giving you a business you can call your own, offering you flexibility between work and personal life, and creating a financial legacy for your family. But, when you’re buying for the first time, or even when you’re expanding your business, the process for coming up with…

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Small Business Resources for Franchise Start-ups

People turn to franchising as a business for many varied reasons. Some individuals embrace it because they have a special interest in a particular field but appreciate the comfort level, consistency and security associated with working with a tried-and-true business network. Other people gravitate towards a particular brand, and there are some folks that pursue…

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New Tax Code Spells Good News for Franchise Owners

The recent passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which was signed into law late last year, makes 2018 an exciting time for franchising. By lowering the tax rate on businesses, the new tax code enables small business owners—including a majority of Kiddie Academy® franchisees—to expand, hire more workers and potentially take on more…

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