Monthly Archives: October 2013

11/5/13 – After the Fight: Women Veteran Entrepreneurs Talk Business

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Count Me In for Women’s Economic Independence is the leading national not-for-profit provider of resources, business education and community support for women entrepreneurs seeking to grow micro-businesses into million dollar enterprises.  Count Me In has a new initiative Women Veterans Entrepreneur Corps (WVEC).  (WVEC) is a three-year business growth initiative for women business owners who are veterans or spouses/domestic partners of veterans looking to grow their small businesses quickly and sustainably and significantly contribute to the growth of local economies and create new jobs. WVEC was developed by Count Me In for Women’s Economic Independence with generous support from Capital One. Disrupt Radio host, Cynthia Nevels, takes a moment to talk to Count Me In’s Founder and President, Nell Merlino about her quest to help women turn their dreams into million dollar enterprises and their upcoming pitch competition. Airs live on Tuesday, November 5, 2013 on Disrupt Radio at 11:30 AM CST. Follow us on Facebook for an exclusive offer. #wvectx

10/22/13 – Government Contracting Tips for Small Business

Desmond BrownWhat should small business owners do after a government shutdown? Our guest, Desmond Brown, Director of OSDBU for the Office of Personnel Management will provide tips for procuring government contracts as a small business and what to do to protect yourself against a federal shutdown. Airs live today on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 on Disrupt Radio at 11:30AM CST/ 12:30PM EST.

10/8/13 – Affordable Care Act: Can You Afford It?

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Maximum Out-of-Pocket Premium Payments Under PPACA

Maximum Out-of-Pocket Premium Payments Under PPACA (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

October 1st will spawn open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act Marketplace. Self-employed, entrepreneurs and small business employees will opt in to have health coverage – or not. Cynthia chats with experts from Be Covered, Blue Cross Blue Shield and U.S. Health and Human Services to help answer the questions you want to know. Just how affordable will the premium costs be? Tune in Tuesday, October 8, 2013 for this exclusive program to find out. Live on Disrupt Radio at 11:30 AM CDT.

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