Updated October 7, 2020.
Franchising provides an excellent opportunity for those veterans who are willing to start and run their own business. Many franchisors offer significant incentives for veterans such as lower franchise fees and total costs as well as detailed trainings on franchise processes. According to the surveys done by the International Franchise Association, each seventh franchise in the USA belongs to a veteran. The most popular franchises among vets specialize in home inspection, travel, IT, restaurant, insurance, and automotive business areas. Choose the best company for you out of Top 10 list of the Best Franchises For Veterans in the USA for 2019.
Founded in: 1974
Franchising since: 1976
Franchise units: 250
Initial investment: $289,375
Royalty Fees: 6%
For over 40 years, Pinch A Penny Pool Patio and Spa has been diligently serving local communities with the absolute best in pool care and maintenance. The time-tested business model, streamlined operations, and focus on customer service make Pinch A Penny an ideal opportunity for franchisees who are looking for more than just an investment. Once a store is open, the franchisor offers on-site help during your grand opening and has continuing education opportunities throughout the year to make sure that franchisees got all the tools they need to operate and grow your Pinch A Penny business.
Founded in: 1992
Franchising since: 1994
Franchise units: 1,154
Initial investment: from $110,340
Royalty Fees: $300-$1.5K/mo.
Budget Blinds is a custom window covering franchise business that offers convenient shop-at-home service for window coverings and home dеcor accessories. The strong relationships with leading manufacturers give Budget Blinds franchisees a competitive edge over local businesses. The franchisor provides superior training, support and leadership to its owners so they become as successful as they want to be. The strong network of business owners consistently trained and supported is the perfect way to distribute high-quality products and services to consumers whose lives we touch.
Founded in: 1971
Franchising since: 1979
Franchise units: 312
Initial investment: from $61,100
Royalty Fees: 7.5 - 5%
With more than 310 franchised areas throughout the US and Canada, HouseMaster is the most respected name in home inspections. The HouseMaster System prides itself in providing best of class ongoing support to all of our franchisees. After the initial training, you are paired up with a franchise development team that holds your hand as long as you need it. They bring in all the specialist you need to run your business including technical trainings, sales and marketing, and more. Each HouseMaster franchise is an independently owned and operated business.
Founded in: 1991
Franchising since: 1992
Franchise units: 1331
Initial investment: from $1,795
Royalty Fees: 1.5 - 3%
Become a travel agent! The Dream Vacations Franchise opportunity requires no inventory and low overhead costs. This means there is minimal risk standing in the way of a dream career as a travel agent. The Dream Vacations team offers high-quality training and education with ongoing support to help franchise owners reach their goals. Dream Vacations Franchise offers all of the tools you need to become a successful travel agent from home. Once you’ve applied and are a certified travel agent, you’ll receive an immersive 6-day training to successfully launch your business.
Founded in: 2004
Franchising since: 2005
Franchise units: 143
Initial investment: from $109,550
Royalty Fees: 7%
TeamLogic IT franchisees support a wide array of small businesses in their communities, everything from medical offices and engineering firms, to local hotels and nonprofit organizations. We offer fast responses to IT challenges. Our proven business model is founded upon selecting the right entrepreneurs to franchise with our brand. New franchisees are supported from the moment they sign the franchise agreement, starting with TeamLogic IT University, a weeklong, intensive training session on virtually every aspect of your new business that is held at corporate headquarters in Southern California.
Founded in: 1981
Franchising since: 1984
Franchise units: 200
Initial investment: from $1,127,500
Royalty Fees: 4%
When you own your own Pizza Ranch, you join a welcoming culture with industry-leading support and total community involvement with other franchisees within the company and your neighborhoods, cities and towns. We’re looking for people who are passionate about service and success. We can teach you about our products and processes. So, while you should have business or management experience and/or aptitude, it doesn’t have to be in the restaurant industry. What’s more important is that you’re able to make connections in your community and effectively run your business.
Founded in: 1982
Franchising since: 2007
Franchise units: 68
Initial investment: from $149,400
Royalty Fees: 6%
Since 1982 Tint World® has provided high-quality window tinting and vehicle accessories to people who love their cars. The Tint World® franchise system is built on proven principles that have been successfully implemented by people from all walks of life. This is possible because Tint World® has invested in one of the most comprehensive pre-opening training and assistance programs in the industry. We are always seeking qualified candidates to start building their own Tint World® franchise and live out their dreams of being a successful business owner.
Founded in: 2006
Franchising since: 2010
Franchise units: 79
Initial investment: from $179,500
Royalty Fees: 6%
We Insure is an independent insurance solution. Our agents have access to over 150 markets allowing them to find the best fit for their customers. Not only do we have the carriers, we allow our agents to focus on selling while we take care of the back-end support. When it comes to profitability, We Insure agents have a competitive advantage with our proven business model. We provide agent-friendly marketing & operation processes that drive profits. Our agents receive top tier commissions & higher closing ratios.
Founded in: 2002
Franchising since: 2007
Franchise units: 191
Initial investment: from $69,700
Royalty Fees: 6%
Looking to Start a Painting Business? When you open a painting franchise rather than an isolated business, the franchisor handle the central challenges of start-up businesses alongside you. As a Five Star Painting franchise, you’ll receive the management systems you need in order to run a profitable business. Rather than waste years of your time and thousands of dollars of your capital attempting to build your own systems from scratch, franchisees gain access to fully-developed systems, created over many years by hundreds of entrepreneurs working together.
Founded in: 1993
Franchising since: 2009
Franchise units: 131
Initial investment: from $72,220
Royalty Fees: $600 - $3,000 per month
CarePatrol franchise owners help tens of thousands of seniors find the care they need, and in the process we make a real, tangible difference in the lives of the families we serve. While CarePatrol franchise owners are known as subject matter experts in their communities, the majority of our franchise owners did not have any experience in senior care before franchising with us. We provide ongoing training and resources to help you become the trusted advisor your clients have come to expect. CarePatrol is a low cost investment opportunity with high earning potential.
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