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Military Money: 5 Steps To Get A VA Loan

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For any homeowner, applying for a mortgage seems like a daunting task. But when you are a veteran, the process is helped and supported by the Government of the United States for purchasing a home, with the help of a VA Loan.

Since these loans are guaranteed by the VA Department of the U.S. Government, it requires a little effort to secure a mortgage. Thankfully, you can follow this rundown of 5 steps to get a VA Loan, almost as easily as any other loan.

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DASARAN: How This Armenian SaaS Company Is Changing K12 Education

Suren Aloyan

I had the privilege of interviewing Suren Aloyan, the Founding President of DASARAN Ed-Tech Company, a SaaS company providing innovative solutions in K12 education.

DASARAN is a simple-to-use cloud-based Educational Development System that provides transparent and innovative performance management and data analysis services combined with interactive learning content and communication channels to school students, parents, teachers, administrators, and policymakers.

Suren had some incredible insight into education and entrepreneurship. You’re not going to want to miss this.

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How One College Student Runs A Branding Business From His Dorm Room

Alex From Beacon | How To Run A Business From Your Dorm Room

I feel like I missed the boat in some ways while in college. Instead of partying and drinking… and studying of course… I should’ve taken more advantage of things.

Like down time without a mortgage, wife, and kids. Or cool lectures.

And, yeah, I should’ve started a business in my dorm. Like the subject of our featured story did (and Mark Zuckerberg too).

You need to check out how Alex from Beacon Brand Identity is flat out killing it. And he’s only a sophomore.

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How One Day Changed This Entrepreneur’s Life

Adrian Shepherd

There are moments in our lives that we will never forget. Some good and some bad.

But, rarely anything so substantial that it’s both life-threatening and life-altering.

For today’s guest, Adrian Shepherd, there is one date that will stick with him until the day he dies. Read on to learn the importance of December 26th, 2004 in Adrian’s life.

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How Michelle Created A Million Dollar Blog

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Today, I have the distinct pleasure of sharing my interview with Michelle Schroeder-Gardner from Making Sense of Cents.  We have a lot to learn from a woman making over $1 million per year with her blog.

Let’s see what she told me.

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Savvy Couple Founder Kelan Kline Explains How He Makes $10,000 Per Month

Kelan Kline started the personal finance blog, The Savvy Couple, with his wife Brittany in July 2016.  Since that time, they make over $10,000 per month.
Check out my interview with him below and see what you takeaway from their success.  It could be just the motivation you need to start your own thing.

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Interview With Nick Ripplinger Of Battle Sight Technologies

Nick Ripplinger

It’s Memorial Day weekend. And I can think of no better way to celebrate than by honoring a veteran who is also a business owner.

That’s what we do here at Hero Story, right? We honor heroes.

So, this week I wanted to honor Nick Ripplinger of Battle Sight Technologies. Not only is Nick a business hero, but he’s a true American hero.

Let’s learn from him this week.

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Prepare To Ignite: My Interview With John Lee Dumas Of Entrepreneurs On Fire

John Lee Dumas - Entrepreneurs On Fire

Photo credit: Josh Rossi, JoshRossi.com

Are you prepared to ignite?

That’s the question John Lee Dumas (JLD for short) asks his guests before each episode of Entrepreneurs On Fire. So, it makes sense to ask you this as I share my interview with the great podcaster himself.

JLD was kind enough to share why he started Entrepreneurs On Fire, what moments have shaped his life to date, and even his favorite book. Grab a coffee or your favorite beverage and let’s get fired up.

Here’s JLD.

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How Saralyn Ward Built A Community Of Purpose-Driven Mamas

Saralyn Ward

Parenthood is anything but easy. Those of you raising kids know that to be true.

It’s full of highs and lows. Moments of joy — and long periods of exhaustion.

As a father, I know I get tired after a long day. But, it’s that much tougher on mothers out there.

That’s why I wanted to highlight Saralyn’s work at The Mama Sagas. It’s time we give moms their due!

Check out my interview with her and give us your thoughts in the comments.

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How This Business Coach Went From Corporate America To Working With Tony Robbins

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I met today’s featured entrepreneur a few years ago when my wife and I attended a Chick-fil-A Leadercast event in Langhorne, PA. He was in the process of building his empire as part of the John Maxwell Team.

We kept in touch and it’s been fun watching his rise. His name is Dave Gambrill and he really knows his stuff.

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