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Should I Insure My Home Based Business?

A home based business is any business with its primary office located in the owner’s home, regardless of type or size. Many well known companies began as home based, including Apple, Baskin-Robbins, Hallmark, and Purex, as stated by Entrepreneur. With so much that can be done online, operating virtually from home is more feasible than ever today. A business operated from the comfort of your...

Everything You Need to Know About Your Medicare Card

When you enroll in Medicare, you receive a red, white, and blue Medicare card. This is your main card for Medicare. Keep it safe, whether you have Original Medicare or a Medicare Advantage plan. If you are already receiving Social Security benefits, you are automatically enrolled in Medicare, and your card should arrive in the mail three months before you turn 65. If you are...

Black History Month

February is Black History Month, officially designated as such by every U.S. President since 1976. It is a time for recognizing the significant role African Americans have played in U.S. history and celebrating their achievements. Various organizations join in paying tribute to the generations of African Americans who have struggled to achieve full citizenship and recognition in the culture. These organizations include: National Endowment for...

How to Create the Best Time Off Policies for Small Businesses

Every employee needs a day off occasionally. Many small businesses offer generous paid time off (PTO) policies as a way to compete with larger companies. Not only does this create an attractive incentive for top talent to hire on, but it also helps reduce employee turnover. What Is Paid Time Off? Paid time off is time employees can use for personal purposes while getting paid...

How to Understand Your Coverage When You Are Expecting

If you are expecting a baby, you will naturally want to know what your health plan will cover. Under the Affordable Care Act of 2014, maternity coverage must be provided by all health plans offered to individuals, families, and small groups. Coverage is mandatory for pregnancy, labor, delivery, and newborn care. What Changed About Maternity Coverage with the Affordable Care Act? Before the Affordable Care...