Become Part of Your Community

At the National Association for the Self-Employed, we believe that the best way to get people to get involved with your business is to first get involved with the community your business serves. We know you're time is important which is why we've compiled a short list of some of the powerful tools the NASE has to offer you and your business. Best of all... the tools and resources listed below are offered at no additional cost!


The SelfInformed is a monthly publication that has all sorts of useful informational articles such as how to prepare your taxes, manage your marketing dollars effectively, utilize some of the more popular NASE business tools and more!  The best part... it's a FREE publication!  Here are the most recent releases...


Don’t Fall, Ensure Your Workplace is Safe
A small business owner wears many hats; from a customer service representative to an accountant, marketing guru to HR, you’re expected to be the expert on how your business operates. While you are busy making sure your business runs smoothly, some safety measures may get overlooked. No matter what industry you work in, safety is a priority.
Posted on Sep 24, 2021
Self-Employed Fitness
Damien A. Joyner, JD, CPT, ICEI is a fitness professional and Owner of Incremental Fitness in San Diego, California. Incremental Fitness is focused on helping the active aging adult move with more strength, balance, agility and overall confidence. Before venturing into self-employment with his own fitness business, Damien’s past includes an international relations degree, non-profit work and law school.
Posted on Sep 24, 2021
Infrastructure, Reconciliation, Debt Ceiling Will Make Fall Very Busy
This Fall, Congress will have to simultaneously move three major pieces of legislation: infrastructure, budget reconciliation process and an increase to the debt ceiling, laying the ground work for an incredibly jam packed fall in the policy space.
Posted on Sep 24, 2021
10 Helpful Tips to Heat Up Your Retirement This Summer
The days are growing longer and hotter, the sounds of children playing can be heard outside, and the warm air smells of flowers and freshly cut grass. As the summertime heats up, it is the perfect time to re-evaluate your retirement and heat up your plans. Retirement planning is an integral part of managing your business and financial future, but it can be easy to forget to maintain your plan.
Posted on Aug 25, 2021
Supplemental Self-Employment
Jessica Postiglione is the Founder & CEO of Bonny, a New York City based fiber supplements brand. Bonny is a deliciously clean and sustainably packaged prebiotic fiber supplements brand that is thoughtfully formulated with only natural and organic ingredients. You can find out more at
Posted on Aug 25, 2021
Senate Passes Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal with Bipartisan Support
On August 10, the U.S. Senate passed, 67-32 vote, including 17 Republicans, a significant investment in the country’s infrastructure (hard and soft); passed with broad bipartisan support, the Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal now heads to the U.S. House. The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act includes, over $500 billion in new spending, including:
Posted on Aug 25, 2021
16 Reasons to Be Independent
Self-employment is the essence of American independence. Think about it: Benjamin Franklin. Thomas Jefferson. Paul Revere. From the earliest days of this nation’s history, it has been the entrepreneurs, inventors, and “self-made” craftsmen who have defined the spirit of American independence and ingenuity. With over 80 million small businesses operating across the country today, it’s clear that even through some tough times, this spirit is alive and well.
Posted on Jul 26, 2021
Congratulations 2021 NASE Dependent Scholarships Recipients
Please join us in congratulating the 2021 NASE Dependent Scholarships recipients! Each year we offer a scholarship opportunity to help ease the financial burden to legal dependents of NASE Members that are between the ages of 16 to 24 by offering four $3,000 educational scholarships. However, this year (and in the years to come) we have decided to expand the program to five scholarships.
Posted on Jul 26, 2021
Bipartisan Infrastructure Plan Advancing in Congress
President Biden announced a broad, expansion infrastructure proposal negotiated with a bipartisan group of Senators, including Republicans Senators Richard Burr (NC), Bill Cassidy (LA), Susan Collins (ME), Lindsey Graham (SC), Jerry Moran (KS), Lisa Murkowski (AK), Rob Portman (OH), Mitt Romney (UT), Mike Rounds (SD), Thom Tillis (NC), and Todd Young (IN). And Democratic Senators Chris Coons (DE), Maggie Hassan (NH), John Hickenlooper (CO), Mark Kelly (AZ), Joe Manchin (WV), Jeanne Shaheen (NH), Kyrsten Sinema (AZ), Jon Tester (MT), Mark Warner (VA), and Angus King (ME), an independent who caucuses with Democrats.
Posted on Jul 26, 2021
Sizzling Summer Savings for Your Small Business
Temperatures are soaring, and the heat is on for small businesses this summer. Looking for ways to cool off and cut costs? Get the most bang for your buck with these money-saving tips from NASE. ​1. Cut your tax bill One of the most effective ways of reducing the amount of money flowing out of your small business is by lowering your tax liability.
Posted on Jun 18, 2021

NASE Minute

Perhaps you just want to sit back once a week and watch a video with the latest business tip from the NASE? We've got you covered! The NASE Minute is our weekly video series designed to focus on some of the most commonly asked about topics and presented in a short amount of time so you can get what you need to know and be on your way!

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Fixing The Most Common Computer Problem
A simple task that might solve your computer problem.
Posted on Oct 21, 2021 by Cameron Brown
What is the most important success factor that small business owners share?
What can you do to be more successful?
Posted on Oct 14, 2021 by Keith R. Hall
Are Quarterly Estimated Tax Payments Really Needed?
Find out more about quarterly estimated tax payments. How much should my quarterly payment be and what happens if I do not make payments? What are a 3 safe harbors to help you avoid penalties? Always remember, do not pay in more taxes than you have to.
Posted on Oct 07, 2021 by Keith R. Hall
Careington Savings Plans, Discounts on Dental , Vision and more!

Posted on Sep 30, 2021 by John K. Hearrell
What is the difference between a Roth IRA and a Traditional IRA?
Retirement Plan Contributions. Find a way to put money away each year.
Posted on Sep 23, 2021 by Keith R. Hall

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NextBizThing is your one stop, go-to place to get your business listed in a community of other business minded professionals like yourself. With you can not only list the general information about your business but promote any campaigns you have, share valuable articles about your products and services, promote your social media channels and more!

We invite you to explore the site and even try it out. There isn't anything to lose.

Self Made

Self Made Blog

Self Made is our staff blog. Our resident Government Relations expert (Katie Vlietstra) works hard to relay the information that you need to know about what's happening in the community and how it effects you!

Here's the latest blog entry...

How To Be A Leader And Run A Successful Business: A Guide
Being a small business can be tough. The days are long, clients can often be demanding, there are huge responsibilities to consider that many new business leaders are not familiar with. Whilst it is tough, small businesses play a role in the success of the economy.
Posted on Oct 08, 2021
The Best Ways to Support Your Business While it Grows
When you first launch a business, your primary goal is to establish your brand image and use it to grow. This is a long and complex process that requires hard work, patience and attention to detail. It’s important to remember to value and nurture your existing business while you focus on growth. Let’s explore a few methods businesses are using to support their business while they focus on growth and development.
Posted on Sep 01, 2021
Business Owners: Tips to Improve Your Life
Owning a business can be so enriching, and give you a real sense of accomplishment, aside from the joy of being your own boss. But with these great elements come great responsibility, which can sometimes overwhelm business owners both at work and at home. Let’s explore 10 steps business owners are taking today to help improve their overall quality of life.
Posted on Aug 24, 2021
How to Find the Perfect Name for Your Business
Having a high-performing product is fantastic, but the perceived value of a brand is just as significant as the actual value it provides. It's reasonable to say that any company that customers value with high esteem possesses the Midas touch, a quality that can propel a brand to incredible heights of success.
Posted on Aug 13, 2021
Ways to Maximize the Second Half of 2021
If you want to lose weight, you eat less. If you want to progress in your career, you educate yourself. The first half of 2021 has been a fascinating rebirth of the earth, and in some cases, the creation of a new and very different world, and therefore, more opportunities for growth and success. Maximize the second half of 2021 by following a few simple steps.
Posted on Aug 12, 2021

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NASE SelfInformed

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