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Why Term Life Insurance is a Great Idea for the Self-Employed

By: Joseph Baker (Published on 04/09/2014)

Want to make a smart financial choice for your family? Getting some term life insurance is one of the best you can make…. Read More

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Open Enrollment Ending – What if You Still Don’t Have Health Insurance?

By: eHealthInsurance (Published on 03/27/2014)

Self-employed persons and small business owners should take the requirement to have health insurance especially seriously. Here’s why… Read More

How Does Exercise Affect Your Workplace Productivity? [Infographic]

By: Team TSE (Published on 03/11/2014)

We all know exercise is good for the body, but can it also improve your productivity and mood at work? Learn more… Read More

5 More Healthy Habits For Working At Home

By: Matthew Anderson (Published on 02/26/2014)

A few more ideas to help you ensure that your home office is a healthy and happy environment so you can do your best work… Read More

Thinking Beyond Insurance: 5 Tips for Keeping Yourself Healthy

By: Matthew Anderson (Published on 01/13/2014)

With health insurance on everyone’s mind, help keep your payments lower by staying out of the doctor’s office altogether with these workplace health tips… Read More

Preparing for the Worst When You’re Self-Employed

By: Steve Strauss (Published on 12/18/2013)

Are you prepared to deal with a catastrophe happening to your self-employed business? If not, learn important lessons now… Read More

Top 6 Ways to Reduce the Risk in Your Business

By: Steve Strauss (Published on 11/14/2013)

The best business owners try to reduce their risk to the best extent possible. Here are six top ways to make sure your biz is protected… Read More

5 Mistakes Small Businesses Make When Getting Insurance

By: Matthew Anderson (Published on 11/04/2013)

Is your business on the right track when it comes to insurance? Take a look at these five common mistakes small business owners make… Read More

Infographic: State of Health of Small Business Owners

By: Team TSE (Published on 10/17/2013)

Do you feel healthier owning your own business? Do you work more hours than employees? Answers to these questions and more in this featured infographic… Read More

Obamacare Is Officially Here

By: Team TSE (Published on 10/01/2013)

Whether you agree with it or not, Obamacare is officially in effect today. So what does that mean for you and your business… Read More

7 Questions to Ask Yourself When Shopping for Health Insurance

By: eHealth (Published on 09/16/2013)

When you are self-employed and you are shopping for health insurance, consider these 7 questions to help you make a smart decision… Read More

6 Healthy Alternatives for Boosting Your Brain Power at Work

By: Matthew Anderson (Published on 09/13/2013)

As an entrepreneur you want everything to be running as optimally as possible. However, our own health often gets overlooked when it comes to diet… Read More

How to Become an Insurance Agent Without Breaking the Bank

By: Team TSE (Published on 09/10/2013)

Getting started in the insurance business is challenging, but it can also be quite lucrative. Here are some tips to get you going… Read More

4 Key Tips When Buying Business Insurance

By: Team TSE (Published on 09/03/2013)

As your business becomes more successful, the risks of operating without proper insurance increase. Use these four tips to help keep you insured properly… Read More

5 Healthy Habits for Working At Home

By: Matthew Anderson (Published on 08/07/2013)

A few simple changes to your daily routine can help make sure that your home office is a healthy environment… Read More

5 Ways To Stay Active At Your Desk

By: Matthew Anderson (Published on 07/18/2013)

Sitting at a desk all day may not be ideal, but it’s often necessary. Here are a few simple things you can do to minimize the damage your desk job is doing… Read More

How to Become an Insurance Adjuster with a Minimal Financial Investment

By: Rick Klaras (Published on 06/15/2013)

Want to become an insurance adjuster? The industry is growing, as are the prospects for lucrative careers that don’t require much up-front cost… Read More

The 60-Second Guide to Disaster Planning

By: SCORE (Published on 06/03/2013)

Be prepared for the worst with this 60 second guide, and help save your business from potential disaster… Read More

Working Past the Retirement Age in America

By: eHealthInsurance (Published on 05/28/2013)

In a sluggish economy, it’s no secret that retiring at age 65 is getting tougher and tougher for many senior citizens. But is free enterprise truly a young man’s game… Read More

7 Smart Business Travel Tips

By: Steve Strauss (Published on 05/23/2013)

Travel for your business frequently? Make sure you keep these business travel tips in mind to make your trip both productive and enjoyable… Read More

Are Protection Plans and Extended Warranties Actually Worth It?

By: Matthew Anderson (Published on 05/22/2013)

Being self-employed, it’s important to make sure we’re spending our money on things that will help grow our business. Do warranties and protection plans fall under this category… Read More

Infographic: Small Businesses & Obamacare Survey

By: eHealthInsurance (Published on 05/06/2013)

Earlier this year, eHealthInsurance surveyed small business employers to find out how much they know about Obamacare. See the results here… Read More

The Health Benefits of Standing Desks

By: eHealthInsurance (Published on 05/01/2013)

Sitting for long periods of time can create serious risk to your health. Here are some ideas to help you take a stand for your health… Read More

Six Ways to Save on Small Business Health Insurance

By: SCORE (Published on 04/13/2013)

Here are six new ways to get the most from your small business health insurance… Read More

Working Past the Retirement Age in America

By: eHealthInsurance (Published on 03/29/2013)

It’s no secret that retiring at age 65 is getting tougher and tougher for many senior citizens. But is free enterprise truly a young man’s game… Read More

Is Your Business Protected with the Insurance You Actually Need?

By: SCORE (Published on 03/27/2013)

An overview of the the types of business insurance that small businesses might need, including property insurance, professional liability insurance, disability insurance, and business interruption insurance…. Read More

Infographic: Are Small Businesses Prepared for Natural Disasters?

By: Team TSE (Published on 02/22/2013)

Did you know that 74% of American small businesses do not have a disaster preparedness plan? Find out more in the results of a recent survey on this topic… Read More

5 Health Insurance Options for the Self-Employed

By: Dan Cook (Published on 02/12/2013)

Explore some of the options currently available to obtaining health coverage for yourself as you start or grow your business…. Read More

Obamacare & The Self-Employed

By: eHealthInsurance (Published on 02/05/2013)

eHealthInsurance gives us a breakdown of the three key things that small business owners today should know about health reform in 2014… Read More

4 Insurance Options For The Self-Employed You May Not Have Considered

By: Dan Cook (Published on 01/23/2013)

If you’ve found yourself looking for self-employed health insurance alternatives, you might want to consider one of the following four options…. Read More

The Cost of Individual & Family Health Insurance for the Self-Employed

By: Team TSE (Published on 01/15/2013)

As self-employed individuals, we can find ourselves with the responsibility of covering our own health benefits. See how the latest trends may affect your business… Read More

Dealing With Insurance Companies After a Disaster

By: SCORE (Published on 01/12/2013)

The actual disaster is only half of the equation. Recovering is the other. Take some advice with lessons learned from a Texas food vendor who discovered first-hand how to deal with insurance companies during disaster recovery. … Read More

Business Insurance: Are You Protected from a Natural Disaster?

By: Dan Cook (Published on 01/04/2013)

Does your business insurance coverage include protection against natural disasters? You may want to review your policy with some of these thoughts in mind… Read More

Video: Making Sure Your Business is Prepared for Natural Disasters

By: Team TSE (Published on 12/18/2012)

Insurance expert Ray Sprague takes some time to share how small businesses should prepare for natural catastrophes… Read More

One Business Travel Insurance Tip You Can’t Afford Not to Consider

By: Dan Cook (Published on 12/15/2012)

Most business travelers realize they should get business traveler insurance in the case of flight cancellation and lost materials, however, that may not be enough to protect your business… Read More

What the Affordable Care Act Means for Your Business

By: eHealthInsurance (Published on 12/06/2012)

“Obamacare” is the law, the law is Obamacare, and you need to start preparing for 2014 when the major provisions of the law go into effect. Get help with these tips… Read More

Insurance Options for the Home Based Business

By: Team TSE (Published on 11/27/2012)

Many home business owners are under a mistaken belief that their existing insurance policies automatically protect their home businesses. Not always true. Learn your options here… Read More

A Primer on Property Insurance for the Self Employed

By: Marshall Lee (Published on 10/23/2012)

Do you need business property insurance? When you can count your assets on one hand, then it is essential that you protect them against injury or loss…. Read More

Health Savings Accounts For The Self-Employed

By: Team TSE (Published on 09/13/2012)

HSAs pair low-cost, higher-risk healthcare coverage with tax-free savings accounts for medical expenses. Learn how to make them work when you are self-employed… Read More

Buying a Business? Don’t Forget the Insurance!

By: Team TSE (Published on 09/04/2012)

Preparing to buy a business? There’s really only one thing that you need to know: get the insurance you need before it’s too late. Learn more about business insurance…. Read More

Making Sense of the Small Business Health Care Tax

By: Rick Klaras (Published on 09/04/2012)

With all of the controversy surrounding the new Affordable Care Act, small business owners may well be left wondering what it means for them. Find out for yourself. … Read More

INFOGRAPHIC: How Dictation Software Can Make You More Productive

By: Admin (Published on 08/30/2012)

Can dictation software make you more productive? Of course!… Read More

Insurance: The Easy Way To Prevent A Bad Business Loss

By: Marshall Lee (Published on 08/02/2012)

In order to ensure that your business isn’t undermined by an unpredictable event, you need adequate insurance to protect yourself and your company. Specifically, what you need is… Read More

Types of Insurance That Small Business Owners Can’t Live Without

By: Marshall Lee (Published on 07/25/2012)

Without sufficient insurance, a fire, theft, accident, illness, or lawsuit could potentially destroy your business. Learn what types of insurance every business should carry…. Read More

PODCAST: How Small Businesses Can Save on Health Care

By: Jonah (Published on 07/16/2012)

How Small Businesses, Freelancers, and the Self-Employed Can Save on Health Care … Read More


INSURANCE GUIDE: Life Insurance Tip Sheet For The Self-Employed

By: Marshall Lee (Published on 06/18/2012)

One reason you started a business is to provide for your family. Life insurance therefore is practically a necessity when you are self-employed. Here’s why, and what to buy… Read More

The 7 Most Important Things a Sole Proprietor Needs to Know

By: John Krubski (Published on 06/02/2012)

Find out what a member of The Guardian Life Small Business Research Institute, and an entrepreneur of 40 years, considers vital for you to know… Read More

E & O Insurance for the Self-Employed, Freelancer, Independent Contractor, and Entrepreneur

By: Team TSE (Published on 05/17/2012)

Errors and Omissions Insurance is professional liability insurance that protects individuals providing advice or specialized services from complaints of negligence. Learn more now…. Read More

The 5 Most Important Types of Insurance When You Freelance Or Are Self-Employed

By: Team TSE (Published on 05/15/2012)

When you’re the owner of a small business—insurance can look like a luxury. But it’s not. Here are the 5 types of insurance you need most… Read More

INSURANCE GUIDE: Liability Insurance For The Self-Employed

By: Marshall Lee (Published on 04/23/2012)

By neglecting to insure your business you are risking not just your income and your livelihood, but also your assets and your ability to earn money now and in the future…. Read More

INSURANCE GUIDE: Do You Need Disability Insurance?

By: Marshall Lee (Published on 04/16/2012)

For the self-employed, an injury that disrupts your ability to work can be devastating. Here’ what you need to know about disability insurance… Read More

VIDEO: Disaster Preparedness for the Self-Employed

By: Admin (Published on 04/14/2012)

If a natural or other disaster was to strike your business, would you be ready? In this video, Steve shares some thoughts of experts on how to prepare for emergencies… Read More

INSURANCE GUIDE: Health Savings Accounts (HSA) for the Self-Employed

By: Marshall Lee (Published on 04/10/2012)

If you’re self-employed, then there’s a way to ease the strain of healthcare costs: Health Savings Accounts. Learn how to make an HSA work for your business…. Read More

The Backup Plan

By: Steve Strauss (Published on 04/06/2012)

What do you do when you work for yourself and you have to miss some work for health related reasons? You better have a backup plan… Read More

5 Ways To Reduce Your Health Care Costs

By: Steve Strauss (Published on 04/02/2012)

With health care costs continuing to rise, is there any way to keep you costs down? You bet. Here are 5 great ways… Read More

When You Are Self-Employed, What Insurance Do You Really Need?

By: Team TSE (Published on 03/18/2012)

There are a lot of insurance choices when you own a business. Which do you really need? Find out here… Read More

The Self-Employed: Group Health Insurance or Individual Coverage?

By: eHealth (Published on 03/09/2012)

If you’re a self-employed business person, then you need to know about Individual and family, vs. small business/group health insurance options…. Read More

Five Health Insurance Terms You Must Know

By: eHealth (Published on 03/07/2012)

Every industry seems to have its own special lingo, and health insurance is no different. Learn about key terms within the health insurance industry…. Read More

When You Work For Yourself, Health Insurance Is Not A Luxury

By: eHealth (Published on 03/07/2012)

When you work for yourself, when you are a freelancer, independent contractor, or are self-employed, health insurance is a necessity, not a luxury, consider…… Read More

4 Types of Health Insurance Plans for the Self-Employed

By: eHealth (Published on 03/06/2012)

The many choices available when shopping for health insurance when you run your own business can be overwhelming, but it need not be. Here’s how to look at 4 main choices… Read More

4 Steps To a Successful Insurance Claim

By: Team TSE (Published on 03/01/2012)

When you are self-employed, you never want to make an insurance claim, but if you need to, here are some secrets to making a successful one… Read More

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