Small Business Advocate Confirmed as Administrator for the Small Business Agency

  • The NASE supported the appointed of Ms. Carranza, stating, “The new SBA Administrator takes over an agency during one of the most profound shifts underway in the American workforce. Not since the Industrial Revolution has the nature of work in our country undergone such transformative change. As millions of Americans choose self-employment and small business ownership, it is critical for the SBA to support them by promoting access to capital, advocating for further streamlining of regulatory policies and simplifying the tax code.”
    Posted on Jan 15, 2020
  • Saving Energy & Money While Working at Home

  • Now more than ever, companies are allowing increased flexibility when it comes to employees’ schedules, as millennials are more interested in becoming entrepreneurs and working from home than at a 9-5 office job as well. Although one advantage of working from home is saving on gas and time spent commuting, you also increase your own energy costs. Depending on your business you will most likely be using your internet, printer, laptop and any other equipment to keep on top of your work, ultimately contributing to a higher energy bill at the end of every month. Saving energy while working at home doesn’t have to mean you end up freezing in the dark just to save a few bucks. Incorporating even a few of these tips a day can make a bigger difference than you may realize. The more energy-saving tips you can tackle, while remaining comfortable in your own home, the greater your chances of saving energy.
    Posted on Jan 13, 2020
  • BECOMING SELF-EMPLOYED?: NASE Offers Expert Advice for Freelancers Transitioning to Self-Employment in National Future of Work Campaign

  • As millions of Americans make the change from employment to self-employment by choosing to become freelancers and solo entrepreneurs, Keith Hall, NASE President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE) today releases a national self-help guide for new freelancers to consider when making the transition to self-employment. As a contributing partner to Mediaplanet’s Future of Work campaign distributed through USA Today, the campaign highlights a “new work culture that prioritizes employee well-being and balance, embraces flexibility as remote work becomes more popular, and offers resources and protections for a growing freelance workforce.”
    Posted on Jan 08, 2020
  • NASE Encourages New Small Business Administration Administrator to Focus on Small Business Growth

  • The National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-business community, today applauded the confirmation of Jovita Corranza as the new Administrator of the Small Business Administration.
    Posted on Jan 07, 2020
  • Major Change to America’s Retirement System Offers Flexibility and Options for Small Businesses

  • Yesterday, the U.S. Senate passed a spending bill, expected to be signed into law by President Trump, which includes the SECURE Act, also known as the “Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act of 2019.” Keith Hall, President and CEO the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-businesses, applauded both the House and Senate for acting on the bipartisan measure representing the biggest change to America’s retirement system in over a decade.
    Posted on Dec 20, 2019
  • How Small Businesses Prepare for the Holidays and Plan for the New Year

  • When it comes to the holiday season, small business owners have a lot to do. Not only do you need to be ready for the biggest shopping days of the year, but you also have to plan ahead for the new year.
    Posted on Dec 18, 2019
  • Writing Self-Employment

  • Susie Redfern is the Owner of Milestones Magazine LLC located in Aurora Illinois. Milestones Magazine is both a publication and website dedicated to showcasing programs, products, and services that help people with challenges (any age/type/degree) achieve milestones in their lives.
    Posted on Dec 18, 2019
  • Small Business Optimism Remains as 2019 Comes to a Close

  • In two separate studies, Paychex’s Small Business Employment Watch and US Chamber of Commerce and MetLife’s Small Business Index, small business growth and optimism continue to grow and remain steady, largely impart to the tight labor market.
    Posted on Dec 18, 2019