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NASE Salutes the American Small Business Community During National Small Business Week

With the U.S. Small Business Administration celebrating National Small Busines Week this week, Monday, September 13th – Wednesday, September 15th, the National Association for the Self-Employed, the nation's leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-businesses, today saluted America’s entrepreneurs by encouraging all of America to show their support this week by shopping local along our nation’s Main Street’s.

Sep 13, 2021

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Tips for Keeping Your Small Business Data Safe

Data is the new oil, and even small businesses have access to valuable data that cyber attackers would love to steal. While hackers can attack your network directly, they also like to make use of poor staff security practices to infiltrate companies databases. In 2021, 74% of organizations experienced a malware attack directly linked to an employee device or action. Let’s explore a few steps you can take today to keep your small business data safe and secure.

Sep 01, 2021

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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.

Aug 25, 2021

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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 trybonny.com

Aug 25, 2021

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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:

Aug 25, 2021

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As Small Businesses Begin Slow Recovery from COVID Pandemic, National Association Awards $16K in Growth Grants

With the small business community beginning the slow recovery from the devastating COVID pandemic, 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 $16,000 in Growth Grants to four local small businesses for the second quarter of 2021. Today’s announcement also includes a partnership with DELL Small Business who generously has sponsored $4,000 for one of the Growth Grant awards.

Aug 23, 2021

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How to Make Your Home Office Eco-Friendly

Working from home has become the norm for thousands of people across the country. As of February 2021, a Gallup poll found that 56% of workers in the U.S. were either always or sometimes working at home. The COVID-19 pandemic created an even bigger remote work boom, and it’s clear that home offices, Zoom meetings, and remote reporting are here to stay.

Aug 19, 2021

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Despite Drop in Small Biz Confidence, Community Continues to Adapt & Innovate Throughout COVID Pandemic

With the delta variant surging and small business confidence struggling, the American small business community continues to adapt and innovate throughout the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. It 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.

Aug 16, 2021

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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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Courtesy of NASE.org
https://www.nase.org/news/page/9