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  • 3 mistakes that can derail boomer entrepreneurs (CNBC)

    Nov 02, 2014

    Launching a business—whether it's a side hustle or second career—is on the minds of many people these days, especially baby boomers. As they get ready to retire, or are laid off, more and more baby boomers are feeling the entrepreneurial spirit.

  • What do women entrepreneurs want? Candidates who understand business. (BizJournals)

    Oct 29, 2014

    Women business owners are looking for candidates with a pro-business agenda, and that starts with reforming the individual income tax code. That's according to an online survey conducted Oct. 15-24 by the National Association for the Self-Employed. Most of the 153 women business owners surveyed are self-employed, and more than 70 percent have owned their business for more than six years. More than 40 percent started their businesses when they were 41 or older, but 35 percent were in their 30s. More than 39 percent own professional services firms; consumer goods and health care were the next two most popular industries.

  • 7 Democrats have a plan to make Obamacare cheaper. Here’s how. (VOX)

    Oct 29, 2014

    The Obamacare repeal effort is dead. But the Obamacare reform effort is just beginning. One of the most interesting examples of the reform effort are the "copper plans" being proposed in the Expanded Consumer Choice Act, which is being pushed by seven moderate Senate Democrats: Mark Begich, Mark Warner, Heidi Heitkamp, Tim Kaine, Mary Landrieu, Angus King, and Joe Manchin.

  • Keys to Success: New Opportunities for Women in Business (Business 2 Community)

    Aug 29, 2014

    We’ve seen lots of headlines recently about women small business owners, including two senators seeking to boost opportunities, and women’s superior efforts in crowdfunding. Here’s a look at those developments.

  • Women and the Small Business Workforce (Huffington Post)

    Aug 15, 2014

    From Yahoo's Marissa Mayer to Ursula Burns at Xerox and PepsiCo's Indra Nooyi, women capture an ever-growing number of top spots at leading corporations -- internationally and in the United States. Compared to the 1960's when women were barred from certain jobs, we have made great strides in earning management positions at various levels to running the show. But despite the gains over the last fifty years, women still only account for 24 of the Fortune 500's Chief Executive Officer positions.

  • WBCNA asks for support on small business bill that would boost female entrepreneurship (AL.com)

    Aug 07, 2014

    The Women's Business Center of North Alabama is asking leaders to support a new bill that would improve funding and contracting opportunities for women-owned businesses in the U.S.

  • Passing the Health Care Buck (Huffington Post)

    Jun 30, 2014

    By now, we've all heard about the challenges and the ups-and-downs of the new health care law. From cancelled plans to delayed programs and technical glitches in online applications, the Affordable Care Act has had its share of problems. However, in the end, the Affordable Care Act -- or ACA -- has turned out to help millions of Americans young and old. Far from perfect, the Department of Health and Human Services declared success with over eight million people enrolled, and over 30 percent being young Americans aged 18-34.

  • 2 MILLION OBAMACARE ENROLLMENTS HAVE DATA INCONSISTENCIES

    Jun 04, 2014

    According to government documents obtained by the Associated Press, the accounts of more than 2 million people who signed up for Obamacare have "data discrepancies," some of which could affect their subsidy eligibility. The discrepancies include "important details on income, citizenship and immigration status," according to the AP. The biggest concern is that some people may have received too high a subsidy, meaning they'd be asked to repay the excess or lose their coverage.

  • Will You Support Your Favorite Small Business? (Huffington Post)

    May 13, 2014

    It could be your local cupcake shop, neighborhood deli or even your friendly accountant -- all local entrepreneurs fueling not only their local economies, but our national economy as well. One of the things they all have in common is that they are part of a growing movement in America called the small business community. With every dollar you invest in a local, small business, the true entrepreneurial spirit of America continues to thrive. According to the Small Business Administration, more than half of Americans either own or work for a small business, and they create about two out of every three new jobs in the U.S. each year.

  • National Association for the Self-Employed salutes America's small businesses (IP Frontline)

    May 13, 2014

    The National Association for the Self-Employed saluted America’s 23 million smallest businesses for their contributions to our national and local economies during this week’s National Small Business Week. NASE is a partner of The Small Business Administration, who is holding events around the country to showcase the power and influence of America’s small business community.

  • IT’S NATIONAL SMALL BUSINESS WEEK! CHECK OUT THE #SMALLBIZ EVENTS COMING TO A CITY NEAR YOU (MadameNoire)

    May 12, 2014

    The hashtag #SmallBiz is buzzing around the Twittersphere for National Small Business Week. May 12 through May 16 is dedicated to saluting the 23 million super-small businesses around the country. Supporting America’s entrepreneurial spirit, The National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), an advocate for small business owners, is launching a series of #SmallBiz events in four major cities!

  • Encouraging Self-Employment Should Be a Focal Point of the New Small Business Administrator (Huffington Post)

    Apr 18, 2014

    The Small Business Administration (SBA) is our nation's direct link between the administration and America's small business community. The agency provides benefits such as advocacy and support, loans and access to capital and entrepreneurial development to ensure the small business community continues to move our economy forward.

  • NASE Continues to Push for Comprehensive Tax Reform (NASE)

    Apr 09, 2014

    On April 9, 2014, the NASE submitted a statement to the House Small Business committee regarding their hearing on "The Biggest Tax Problems for Small Businesses."

  • Local business owner shares concerns about Affordable Care Act (Cape Gazette)

    Mar 19, 2014

    Charlie Arnold of Lewes accepts the fact that President Obama's Affordable Care Act is law, and he's going to abide by it. The problem he has now is that the law is confusing to understand, difficult to implement, and there seems to be a bias

  • Tax Changes with Keith Hall (First Business)

    Mar 17, 2014

    Keith Hall, the President of the National Association for the Self-Employed explains the tax changes small business owners need to be aware of.