• Fiduciary Rule: Wise Safeguard or Unfair Burden? (New York Times)

    Feb 21, 2017

    I respectfully disagree with your Feb. 12 editorial “Retirement Advice in the Trump Era,” because the fiduciary rule is not a “common-sense safeguard”; rather, it’s a complex and burdensome regulation that imposes an unfair cost onto America’s smallest businesses.

  • How To Prepare for Filing 2016 Taxes: Tips for Small Businesses & American Public

    Feb 17, 2017

    With two months until the April 18th tax-filing deadline, it is never too early to start preparing your 2016 tax returns. The National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-businesses, today released a list of helpful tips for filing accurate and beneficial tax returns for small business owners and the American public. The tips released today by NASE are focused on helping taxpayers maximize opportunities for saving money and minimizing errors.

  • Spotlight on Small Business Health Coverage at House Hearing (Medpage Today)

    Feb 08, 2017

    Members of a House committee tangled over the effect of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on small businesses and what the best solutions could be, although there were a few hints of areas for agreement. "The fact that there are people who couldn't get insurance before because of a preexisting condition -- I think the ACA did well in that area," said Keith Hall, president and CEO of the National Association for the Self-Employed

  • NASE Testifies to House Small Business Committee on Health Care Reform

    Feb 07, 2017

    On Tuesday, February 7, NASE’s President and CEO Keith Hall testified to the House Small Business Committee on what our members want and need to see from any health care reform efforts.

  • NASE Asks House and Senate Leader to Protect Pre-Existing Conditions in Any Reform Efforts

    Feb 06, 2017

    The NASE, along with 100+ organization, has asked House and Senate leaders to protect pre-existing conditions in any ACA reform efforts.

  • NASE President to Testify on Small Business Owners’ Expectations for Health Care Reform

    Feb 06, 2017

    As the United States Congress debates the future of the health care system, Keith Hall, president and CEO of the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation's leading resource for the self-employed and micro-businesses, will testify on Tuesday, February 7th before the House Committee on Small Business about the challenges and opportunities in health care.

  • Entrepreneurs: Health law changes may mean finding new jobs (Associated Press)

    Feb 01, 2017

    Stay in business for yourself or go back to working for someone else? That's the choice some small business owners and freelancers are worried they may have to make, depending on what changes Congress makes in the health care law.

  • 10 WAYS to Grow Your Business with WEBINARS in 2017

    Jan 31, 2017

    Small business owners that want to grow their revenues significantly in 2017 should add webinars to their marketing mix. Whether you want to get noticed in your community or be a national player, these 30-to-90 minute educational presentations are highly effective in generating quality leads and customers for your products or services. Start-ups, small businesses and even corporates are experiencing success from webinars. Kissmetrics (an analytical platform for teams) generated $1.7 million from just 77 webinars. This doesn’t shock marketing guru Neil Patel of Quick Sprout, who says that on average marketers achieve conversion rates (attendee-to-sale) of about 20%-40%. This is extraordinary compared to lackluster email conversion rates of 2-12%.