Three Ways You’ll Benefit from Taking the TPA
85% of cases where businesses failed to transition were caused by controllable factors 90% of owners hope that their children will join them in the business 35% of family business owners have no plans to retire, ever Do you feel… Read more→
What is a “Grandmothered” Healthcare Plan?
Right before January 1, 2014, when the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was to go into effect for SMALL BUSINESSES, President Obama’s administration announced a transitional relief program that would let states and insurance companies allow these small group policies to… Read more→
Now & Then: Chicago Glue & Machine
THEN Chicago Glue & Machine is a second generation family business; however, its roots as a family business are much deeper. Co-founders Irwin Katz and Chuck Siegal both had experience in their own family businesses prior to their purchase of… Read more→
President’s Message – It’s Not a Goodbye, It’s a See You Around
My highlight of the year was meeting all the new members and the February kick-off of the Roots course! Overall it has been a wonderful journey that opened my eyes to the reality of how the EFBC functions so successfully… Read more→
Change: Evolutionary, Induced or Proactive?
In Lisa’s newest book I Got Hit By A Taxi, But You Look Run Over: Life Lessons about Happiness and Joy, Lisa shares her story of induced change when she got run over by a taxi. As I sat there… Read more→
President’s Message – What’s Going On
The next few months at EFBC are packed with several incomparable opportunities for learning and development. I expect to see many of you at the May 12th Get a Grip! workshop with Rene Boer. This program is designed for you… Read more→
Is the Affordable Care Act Helping or Hurting Small Businesses?
by Marcus Newman, GCG Financial There are many mixed opinions on the impact of the Affordable Care Act. Is it helping small businesses? Or hurting them? Marcus Newman of GCG Financial aims to provide some clarity on this discussion, citing… Read more→
ACA Requirements for ALL Small Businesses
The answer is a very simple NOT RIGHT. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has requirements for ALL business sizes. Some of the requirements you have heard about – but some you probably haven’t. After six years of this healthcare law,… Read more→
Size Matters: Health Insurance and the Size of Your Small Business
Let’s go in order: 20, 20, 50 ATNE, 150 20 Employees: Twenty is an important number in many ways. The most well-known is the difference between State Continuation and COBRA Continuation. Under 20 employees continuation is governed by state law… Read more→