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National Association Awards $28K in Growth Grants Supporting America’s Record-Setting Growth in the Small Business Community

As our nation’s small business community continues its record-breaking surge of new business openings for a third-consecutive year, the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-business community, announced today $28,000 in Growth Grants to seven local small businesses for the first quarter of 2024. Today’s announcement also includes three Growth Grant awards sponsored by AARP and one by DELL Small Business.

May 20, 2024

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The Best Ways to Network, Get Leads, & Drive Sales for the Self-Employed in 2024

Fresh approaches and techniques are used by entrepreneurs, solopreneurs, and small business owners to generate new leads. Lead generation is essential for the growth and diversification of businesses. Regardless of whether you are an entrepreneur, solopreneur, or run a family business, these recommendations can help you overcome lead generation and growth challenges!

Apr 29, 2024

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Visibly Self-Employed

Montrie Rucker Adams, APR, Fellow PRSA, DTM, MBA is president and Chief Visibility Officer of the award-winning Visibility Marketing Inc. Through strategic and effective marketing communications and public relations campaigns, companies become “more visible” thus increasing their awareness and ultimately impacting the bottom line. Clients include government, academic institutions, energy, capital improvement and healthcare institutions.

Apr 29, 2024

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Self-Employed and Micro-Business Owners Continue to Navigate a Mixed Bag of Economic News

The first weeks of April included a steady stream of economic data that continued to be a mixed bag. While there were continued bright spots, including continued declines in unemployment, inflation increased slightly after falling for several months.

Apr 29, 2024

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Last Minute Tax Filing Advice as Tax Deadline Looms

With the April 15th tax return filing deadline quickly approaching, Keith Hall, president and CEO of the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation's leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-businesses, today offered the following advice for those who have not yet filed their 2023 tax return.

Apr 10, 2024

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The Retirement Paradox: Confidence Soars, Bank Accounts Don’t

A Reality Check for Entrepreneurs Raise your hand if you’re a business owner who dreams of ditching the hustle and sipping pina coladas on a beach, guilt-free. Now, keep it raised if you have a million stashed away for said Pina Colada Retirement Plan. Reality check: Despite a whopping 56% of entrepreneurs claiming total retirement confidence, their bank accounts tell a different story. Turns out, a staggering 75% of solopreneurs haven’t even cracked the half-million mark, according to BizJournal.com.

Mar 29, 2024

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Creative Self Employment

Pronounced “en-em-dee-sigh-nz”, NMdesignz is committed to transforming creativity into unique brand marketing solutions for small to medium businesses. Their vision is to level the marketing playing field for clients against larger corporations with big budgets. The values of integrity, creativity and commitment are woven into the fabric of their work. NMdesignz is a mighty little team of creatives, photographers, videographers, strategists, mom’s, snowmobilers, coffee-drinkers and Hobby Lobby enthusiasts located in Pepperell, Massachusetts, a little town that borders New Hampshire. No matter the client’s focus, they look to work with those who share similar values and excitement to making an impact.

Mar 29, 2024

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Biden Address Nation, Congress Passes First Spending Bill, and the FY24 Proposed Budget is Released

It was a busy month in Washington, the President delivered his annual state of the union, Congress advanced the first of two funding bills for the current fiscal year, and the Biden-Harris Administration released its FY24 budget. First, at the invitation of the House, President Biden delivered his State of the Union on March 7, outlining the administration’s accomplishments and setting forth the legislative agenda for the coming year. Here are some key takeaways from the address:

Mar 29, 2024

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NASE Releases 5-Point Checklist for Tax Returns for American Public and Small Business Community

With five weeks until this year’s tax filing deadline, 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 5-point filing checklist to help the American public and small business community to prepare, organize and file the most optimized, efficient filing by April 15th deadline. As part of this reminder, NASE highlights new and updated tax policies to the tax code and strategies to filing beneficial returns while encouraging filers to “get organized, review updates to the tax code, and file as soon as possible.”

Mar 11, 2024

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National Association Awards $28K in Growth Grants Supporting America’s Record-Setting Growth in the Small Business Community

As our nation’s small business community continues its record-breaking surge of new business openings for a third-consecutive year, the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-business community, announced today $28,000 in Growth Grants to seven local small businesses for the fourth quarter of 2023. Today’s announcement also includes three Growth Grant awards sponsored by AARP and one by DELL Small Business.

Mar 04, 2024

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