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How Self-Employed Business Owners can Protect Themselves from Data Breaches

With all the challenges that small business owners face when trying to get their business off the ground, cybersecurity is often far from the top priority. Many small business owners and entrepreneurs think that small businesses are not a lucrative target for cybercriminals, but this is not the case. Modern cybercriminals are not so selective as to who and what they target, and small businesses very often fall victim to cyber-attacks. This begs the interesting question: how can self-employed business owners protect themselves from data breaches?

Aug 12, 2021

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As Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal Moves to the House, NASE Encourages Continued Bipartisanship

With Senate passage of the bipartisan infrastructure deal today, 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-business community, today encouraged our policy makers in the House to continue the bipartisan work to date on the package:

Aug 10, 2021

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National Association for the Self-Employed Awards $15,000 in Scholarships to Five College Students

As students head to college for the upcoming school year, the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-business community, today announced the awarding of $15,000 in educational scholarships to five dependents of current NASE members.

Aug 02, 2021

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NASE Encourages Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal to Continue to Move Forward

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-business community, today encouraged Congress to continue moving forward on an infrastructure deal.

Jul 29, 2021

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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.

Jul 26, 2021

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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.

Jul 26, 2021

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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.

Jul 26, 2021

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The Real Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the American Small Businesses Community

New data from University of Maryland economists shows new businesses starting up in 2020 hit a record high even during a year of the COVID-19 pandemic, when at the same time, thousands of existing small businesses closed their doors. Emerging from the pandemic has radically shifted the state of the American small business community, transforming the way we do business and has shaped a new, post-pandemic economy.

Jul 06, 2021

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Small Business Tech Trends for 2021 and Forward

Small businesses have more opportunity than ever before in 2021, an unexpected positive outcome of the COVID pandemic, which forced all businesses to re-evaluate every aspect of their operations, or die. 80% of USA-based small business owners are not yet using newly-available technology to its full advantage, but we can confidently predict further adoption, when these business owners see how new tech trends are empowering small businesses to grow and thrive.

Jul 06, 2021

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How to Purchase a Home When You're Self Employed

Whether it&rsquo;s&nbsp;<a href="https://www.nase.org/about-us/Nase_Blogs/self-made/2019/04/12/how-to-start-a-home-based-business-that-works">a home-based business</a>, an eCommerce operation, or a brick-and-mortar location, many of us have made the dream of being self-employed a reality. However, along with self-employment comes unique challenges that influence business growth as well as personal development.

Jul 06, 2021

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