• NASE Supports Rulemaking on Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs)

    Dec 28, 2018

    In a letter sent to the Secretaries of Labor, Treasury, and Health and Human Services, the National Association for the Self-Employed expressed its full support of the proposed rulemaking related to HRAs.

  • Starting the New Year Right

    Dec 19, 2018

    Every year we promise ourselves that this year we’ll lose those extra pounds, we’ll give up a bad habit or we’ll be more organized. We join a gym, we chew gum instead of smoking and we buy multi-colored folders and one too many cabinets. By mid-January, we stop going to the gym, are enjoying being couch potatoes and resort to leaving all our files scattered on the floor.

  • 2019 Self-Employed and Small Business Owner Sentiment

    Dec 19, 2018

    As a founding member of the Small Business Roundtable (SBR), a coalition of small business organizations charged with advocating and promoting sound small business policy, we joined with other organizations to conduct a post midterm election poll that found small business owners are concerned about the impact the 116th Congress will have on issues important to them. The poll commissioned by SBR was comprised of 445 small business owners from across the country in the days immediately following the midterm elections.

  • How to know if you’re getting a fair price for your property

    Dec 11, 2018

    As anybody who's shopped for property over the years can tell you, property pricing can be unpredictable. Only a few decades ago, the cost of a house was around five times the average salary. In some cases, it was even less. Now, it’s more than ten times the average salary. This has made getting a loan difficult. It’s also made buying houses for cash tough.

  • As the Health Care Open Enrollment Deadline Approaches, NASE Alerts Entrepreneurs to Options for Choosing a Plan

    Dec 03, 2018

    As millions of Americans, including those in the small business community, consider their 2019 health care options, the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), today warns of the approaching deadline to enroll in a health care plan or change current plans. The current open enrollment period ends on Saturday, December 15th.

  • NASE Releases Post-Election Entrepreneur Poll Ahead of Upcoming Small Business Saturday

    Nov 20, 2018

    Ahead of this weekend’s Small Business Saturday, the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE) today released the results of a new, post-2018 midterm election poll of entrepreneurs showing that small business owners want the 116th Congress to address health care and are fearful of the negative impact the new Congress could have on tax reform.

  • 3 Ways to Prepare for Refinancing Your Home

    Nov 20, 2018

    Every homeowner dreams of having a few things upgraded around the house. Maybe you want a new kitchen with an island made out of marble instead of the granite that you now have or you want a new bathroom with a Jacuzzi in it. Maybe it is even something more essential like the roof needs a makeover. It doesn't matter what it is it will still cost you money.

  • Taking Time Off During the Holidays

    Nov 19, 2018

    As magical as the holiday season seems, for many entrepreneurs and small business owners, the end of the year can be full of stress. From dealing with a skeleton-crew staff, slowed communication, and stretched end-of-year budgets, it can be challenging to find time to enjoy the spirit of cheer that the holidays should bring. By navigating this busy and bustling season with self-care in mind, you will learn how to equip both your business and your own wellbeing for success.

  • Self-Employed and the Holidays

    Nov 19, 2018

    Being Self-Employed in the holidays can be very hard if you don’t have a plan. Don’t let Christmas be an expense you didn’t prepare for. Create a budget that includes the holidays as a line item. A lot of times we have a budget for Monthly expenses and when an unforeseen cost comes we are not prepared and it can become devastating. Here some tips to help you prepare:

  • Administration Acts on Health Reimbursement Arrangements

    Nov 19, 2018

    On October 12, 2017, President Trump issued Executive order 13813, “Promoting Healthcare Choice and Competition Across the United States,” to direct the U.S. Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services (HHS), and the Treasury to develop rules to expand association health plans (AHPs), short-term limited duration insurance, and health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs). This proposed rule pertains to HRAs only.