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Impact of Health Reform on the Self-Employed

NASE President, Kristie Arslan, provides insight on what will change for the self-employed under health reform. Get insight on how you will shop for health coverage, what plan options will be available, and how affordable health coverage will be.

Published on June 21, 2013

Ask The Experts: Health Insurance for Employees

Q: I’m about to hire my first employee and I have a few questions. Am I required to provide health insurance? Can I provide a health insurance stipend and have that qualify as providing health insurance? What is a reasonable amount to provide as a health insurance stipend?

Published on June 03, 2013

Co-Pay Cards, Small Businesses and Saving Money

Published on February 08, 2013

Ask The Experts: HRA for LLC

Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) eligibility

Published on April 02, 2012

How To Protect Your Employees’ Health And Privacy Rights

It’s a jungle out there—the tangled thicket of government rules and regulations companies must navigate to protect employees’ health and privacy rights. Naturally, you want to do what’s best for your workers. But good intentions won’t keep you from a brush with the health police—the numerous federal and state agencies that enforce key health provisions.

Published on November 04, 2011

How Much Is Clutter Costing You?

Your workspace is more than just a place. It’s a symbol of your mental health.

Published on March 17, 2011

Yikes! It’s A Panic Attack!

A pounding heart. Shaking hands. Shortness of breath. These are just some of the symptoms commonly felt during a panic attack.

Published on February 25, 2011

Want To Get More Done? Focus!

For most of us, the need to accomplish many things at once seems like a given. But, the concept of multitasking didn’t crop up in the workplace until around the time that every desk got a computer.

Published on November 23, 2010

Double Duty

If you’re the parent of a special needs child, you’ve proven that you can handle a tough—and rewarding—job. Perhaps you’ve also chosen self-employment so you can spend more time with your child.

Published on September 13, 2010

Which Websites Are Good For Your Health?

We increasingly rely on the Web’s treasure-trove of data. But how trustworthy is the information we’re unearthing? Follow these rules to find the best, most accurate health websites.

Published on July 12, 2010

5 Fitness Tips For Road Warriors

Finding time to tend to health and well-being is a challenge for the notoriously time-starved self-employed. Throw a business trip into the mix and it’s easy to make excuses to slack off.

Published on May 13, 2010

Quick Guide To Long-Term Care Insurance

In 2008, the average daily cost of a semiprivate room in a U.S. nursing home was $191, according to the MetLife Mature Market Institute. That’s just shy of $70,000 a year.

Published on March 05, 2010

It’s A Girl!

The appearance of a baby bump in the office is cause for joy. But when you’re the business owner, it can also induce anxiety.

Published on January 06, 2010

Is Your Workplace A Danger Zone?

In June 2007, the results of a National Safety Council (NSC) injury report sent shivers up the spines of public health officials.

Published on October 30, 2009

Preventive Care For Your Peepers

Vision may be the most precious of our senses. Too bad many of us take it for granted.

Published on August 31, 2009

Help Your Micro-Business Kick Butts

By now everybody knows the risks of smoking—from cancer and heart disease to prematurely aged skin. Tobacco use is the biggest cause of death worldwide and the leading preventable cause of death in the U.S. But have you thought about the dangers tobacco poses to your micro-business?

Published on July 29, 2009

Employing Disabled Workers Is Good For Business

The next time you’re hiring, there’s a good chance you could meet an applicant with a disability. According to the 2000 Census, about 50 million Americans—about one in five people—have some form of disability.

Published on July 01, 2009

Get Smart

The most capable computer can’t touch the human brain when it comes to speed, sophistication and capabilities. You spend time babying your desktop or laptop machine

Published on April 07, 2009

The Fountain of Youth

Your waistband is getting tighter, you haven’t been able to touch your toes in 10 years, and the last time you sprinted after a Frisbee you got winded in a few seconds.

Published on January 01, 2009

Got The Holiday Blues?

The blues have been around since, well, human beings. Everyone experiences an occasional cloudy spell, sometimes for no apparent reason.

Published on November 01, 2008

What A Pain!

More than 45 million people in the United States have chronic headaches, says the National Headache Foundation, and 28 million of those suffer from migraines.

Published on September 01, 2008

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New NASE Affordable Care Act Brief

The NASE has created to two page brief that highlights the Affordable Care Act and its impact on America's smallest Businesses. It is a great tool that breaks down the complicated legislation and makes it easier to understand.

Published on July 08, 2013

How Much Can I Save On Health Costs?

Published on June 18, 2012

Does Your Tax Planning End On New Years?

Published on April 10, 2012

HRA 105 For Medical Expenses [Ask The Experts Q&A]

Published on February 14, 2012

Small Business Jobs Act Of 2010 Vs. HRA 105 [Ask The Experts Q&A]

Published on October 20, 2011

Still Doing 2010 Taxes And Trying To Obtain Health Insurance Deduction [Ask The Experts Q & A]

Published on August 31, 2011

A Primer On Health Insurance Exchanges

Published on July 18, 2011

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