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Still Stumped by Obamacare? Health Co-Ops May be an Option.
Growth Strategies

Still Stumped by Obamacare? Health Co-Ops May be an Option.

Run by members, not shareholders, health co-ops might offer a strong alternative to small businesses weighing their coverage alternatives.
Arlene Weintraub
6 Myths About Retirement We Need to Retire
Growth Strategies

6 Myths About Retirement We Need to Retire

What you should know about your finances, 401(k), long-term care and more.
Still Sorting Through Your Company's Healthcare Options? We Can Help
Growth Strategies

Still Sorting Through Your Company's Healthcare Options? We Can Help

December enrollment deadlines for many health plans – including Obamacare's new SHOP exchanges – are looming. Signup can be tricky and complex, but we help you navigate your choices.
Arlene Weintraub
Major Health Insurer Says It Won't Renew Policies Due to Obamacare Changes
Growth Strategies

Major Health Insurer Says It Won't Renew Policies Due to Obamacare Changes

The roughly 500,000 people who have individual and small-group plans with Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey will have to seek different coverage.
Ray Hennessey
Will Obamacare Still Spur Entrepreneurship? Economists Weigh In
Growth Strategies

Will Obamacare Still Spur Entrepreneurship? Economists Weigh In

Health reform's roll-out has had its problems, but three economists feel it still has a chance to boost small business growth.
Arlene Weintraub
What Role Should Religious Values Play in Business?
Growth Strategies

What Role Should Religious Values Play in Business?

The Supreme Court will soon take on the thorny issue of whether companies should have the same right to religious expression that they have to free speech.
Ray Hennessey
HealthCare.gov: Your Reminder Not To Skimp on Quality Assurance
Technology

HealthCare.gov: Your Reminder Not To Skimp on Quality Assurance

You might be tempted to cut time for QA, but it could doom your next project. We explore the site's sober takeaways for any digital entrepreneur.
Arlene Weintraub
Confessions of a Cheating Nation: One in Four Have Stolen From Their Employers
Growth Strategies

Confessions of a Cheating Nation: One in Four Have Stolen From Their Employers

A new survey of 2,000 adults released today show that one quarter of respondents admit to stealing from their boss.
Catherine Clifford
Finance

Making Heads or Tails of Obamacare as a Sole Proprietor or Small-Business Owner

Obamacare may actually improve small-business owners' bottom lines. Here are four factors to consider when signing up.
Mark J. Kohler
Readying for Obamacare's Small Business Exchanges
Growth Strategies

Readying for Obamacare's Small Business Exchanges

The insurance exchange for companies opens November 1. Don't let delays keep you from weighing all your company's healthcare options.
Arlene Weintraub
Big Companies' Reactions to Health Reform
Growth Strategies

Big Companies' Reactions to Health Reform

Obamacare sparks health-care changes at blue chip companies.
Arlene Weintraub
What the Self-Employed Need to Know About Obamacare
Growth Strategies

What the Self-Employed Need to Know About Obamacare

5 options for sole proprietors sorting through their health insurance options.
Dinah Wisenberg Brin
With One Exception, Most Small Business Exchanges Will Be Ready in 2014
Growth Strategies

With One Exception, Most Small Business Exchanges Will Be Ready in 2014

Though Washington state's small business insurance exchange won't be ready until at least 2015, many states will provide a range of choices.
Dinah Wisenberg Brin
In Growing Pet Insurance Sector, Fido May Get Better Health Care Than Humans
Starting a Business

In Growing Pet Insurance Sector, Fido May Get Better Health Care Than Humans

The pet insurance sector is growing fast, as startups and even Wal-Mart have entered the $500 million business.