Tag Archive: financing

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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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    The Services and Strategies Entrepreneurs Need to Grow Their Business

    Being a successful entrepreneur is rarely a matter of luck. It’s most often the result of hard work and being smart about the strategies and services you use to help your business grow. If you’re a Kiddie Academy® Educational Child Care franchisee, you don’t have to look far to find help. Our corporate support teams […]

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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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    Getting Back to Business

    This time of year, as students head back to school and prepare for success in the year ahead, it’s an ideal time for small business owners to also buckle down, set goals and get back to basics. Running a successful business requires owners to master the basics in many different areas, from accounting to marketing. […]

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    North Carolina Couple Secures Small Business Loan to Open a Kiddie Academy

    Meet the Lorenz family, a husband and wife duo that were looking to fulfill their dream of becoming business owners. Jerome Lorenz, with a background in business finance and banking along with his wife Vladimira, a former executive assistant wanted to be able to provide high quality child-care to children and parents in the Asheville […]

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    Avoid these financial mistakes when starting your franchise business.

    It’s so easy for entrepreneurs to get caught up in the idea of starting their own business that their financial priorities drop and they’re left with headaches, heartache or financial loss. We’re making sure this doesn’t happen to you. We’ve teamed up with Lene Steelman, Kiddie Academy’s Controller and VP of Accounting, who helps franchisees […]

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    Corporate Leaders to open a Kiddie Academy® Child Care Center

    Taisha and Deepak Vazirani met while working as Financial Managers at AT&T– this couple knows what it’s like to work together and grow a successful business. With more than 25 years of combined corporate experience, working at companies such as Campbell Soup, Proctor & Gamble, Polo Ralph Lauren, and AT & T, they were looking […]

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    New SBA Leader nominated

    President Obama’s pick to head the Small Business Administration, Maria Contreras-Sweet, is no stranger to small business lending, one of the main tasks of the SBA. The White House’s official statement on Ms. Contreras-Sweet’s nomination reinforces what we already know : “America’s small businesses are on the front lines when it comes to creating jobs […]

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    Life Essentials Curriculum Important to Parents

    Shannon Nazario, the owner of the Kiddie Academy franchise in Mason, Ohio has built a strong reputation for quality childcare using Kiddie Academy’s Life Essentials curriculum.   Parents who choose her Kiddie Academy understand the value of education-based childcare. Click here for more information about Kiddie Academy’s franchise program.  You can also view more videos […]

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