SelfInformed

June 2016

  • Ways to Get Funds to Start Your Own Small Business

    Jun 24, 2016

    You officially want to start your own business. Starting your own business isn’t for the faint of heart. It can be extremely stressful and will demand your complete focus. However, it can also be a very fulfilling experience, even if the business does not ultimately succeed. One of the most important things to do when starting a business is to obtain funding. In today’s age, there are a variety of ways to get funding to start your own business. Each has its own advantages and disadvantages, and below are several ways of achieving this.

  • Loans and Taxes

    Jun 24, 2016

    Q: I have saved some money and now have enough to pay off my house, but I don’t want to lose the mortgage interest deduction. Should I pay off the loan or keep the loan to save on taxes? A: There are many rules embedded in the Internal Revenue Code but one that should be listed above all others and is nowhere to be found in the Code is Never, Ever spend money just to get a tax deduction.

  • Baking Self-Employment

    Jun 24, 2016

    Cassandra Tindell is the owner of Mainely Cupcakes located in Indian Trail, North Carolina. Mainely Cupcakes is an online family owned and operated home-based business that serves cakes and cupcakes. Each batch is made to order and never mass-produced. Before starting Mainely Cupcakes, Cassandra was an accountant who worked in corporate America for many years. Joining the NASE in 2015, Cassandra has taken advantage of many of the NASE’s benefits, including our Growth Grants, Ask the Experts and informative videos and articles on the website.

  • NASE Supports Legislation To Stop Harmful DOL Regulation

    Jun 24, 2016

    The NASE has announced its support of S. 2707/H.R. 4773, “Protecting Workplace Advancement and Opportunity Act.” Introduced by Senators Scott (R-SC) and Alexander (R-TN) and Representatives Walberg (R-MI) and Kline (R-MN), would block the current proposed Department of Labor overtime regulation from taking effect and require the Department to perform a deeper analysis of the impact changes to overtime regulations will have on small businesses, nonprofits, regional economies, local governments, Medicare and Medicaid dependent health care providers, and academic institutions, as well as employee flexibility and career advancement before proceeding with a rule.

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