A nonprofit organization is still a business. Here are a few tips on making an impact, while running a successful nonprofit:
Mentorship is a collaborative relationship where one person provides support, development and direction to another. Mentorship plays an important role for many in supporting their personal and professional development. High-level executives have credited mentorship as being pivotal to their success, yet its use tends to vary between genders, industries, communities and more.
The last year has shown how crucial access to affordable quality health insurance is, especially for self-employed Nevadans. The newly enacted American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA or American Rescue Plan) gives Nevadans an immediate opportunity to save on health insurance costs through the state-based health insurance marketplace Nevada Health Link. For the first time ever, benefits include an increased opportunity for an unprecedented number of Nevadans to receive subsidies, including Nevadans making over 400 percent of the federal poverty level.
We certainly do not want to get ahead of ourselves, but we in the Nevada small business community are hoping that the worst of the pandemic is in the rear-view mirror and better times lie ahead.
At Silver State Schools Credit Union, we guide our members to make sound financial decisions no matter what their individual circumstances may be. With tax refunds on the way and many people having received their stimulus payments from the recently passed stimulus bill, there are many options available to make sure your money moves for you, as well as taking care of your immediate needs.
If you’re a business owner in Southern Nevada, I don’t have to tell you it’s been one wild ride over the last 12 to 15 months.
The housing market in Las Vegas is hotter than it’s been in years, and this, of course, extends to Southern Nevada’s fine array of luxury homes. From MacDonald Highlands to Red Rock Country Club, Las Vegas has some of the most high-end communities available in this region for those with the pocketbook to match.
Accordingly, in 2021 the Nevada federal delegation introduced the Public Lands Bill – Southern Nevada Economic Development and Conservation Act, which proposes roughly 2 million acres be protected for conservation and recreation, including a 51,000-acre expansion of the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, 41,255 acres to be held in trust for the Moapa Band of Paiutes and roughly 30,000 acres for affordable housing and business growth, including an expansion of the LTA. Introduced only a few months ago, the community should watch this legislation closely as it holds great implications for the future of our state.
It goes without saying that most businesses were not prepared when the world effectively shut down last year. Now, after navigating all the issues that came with operating a business during COVID-19, including a huge uptick in working from home, the world is opening back up. A primary concern for business owners is what you can require of employees to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and what accommodations you must offer to employees. An experienced attorney in the field of employment law can guide you through these issues.