Current Issue – Special Edition

Self-employed workers and contractors are eligible for unemployed under the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance.
WalletHub compares and identifies the states withr record high number of unemployment claims.
Practical steps for business leaders to successfully continue to market and manage things through the crisis.

How To Collect Unemployment If You’re Self-Employed

WASHINGTON, D.C, – The U.S. Department of Labor announced the publication of Unemployment Insurance Program Letter (UIPL) 16-20 providing guidance to states for implementation of the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program. Under PUA, individuals who do not qualify for regular unemployment compensation and are unable to continue working as a result of COVID-19, such as self-employed workers, independent [...]

States With The Biggest Increases In Unemployment Due To Coronavirus

With the U.S. experiencing a record number of initial unemployment claims, WalletHub today released its report on the States with the Biggest Increases in Unemployment Due to Coronavirus, along with accompanying videos. To identify which states have experienced the largest unemployment increases, WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across two key metrics. These [...]

Tips To Keep Your Business Healthy During The Coronavirus Crisis

While much of today’s information about the Coronavirus is centered on what companies are currently doing for themselves and for their people, not that much has been written on how to weather the storm and come out shining on the other side. It’s unclear how long this current predicament will last, but companies can be [...]

COVID-19 Entrepreneur FAQs: Everything You Need To Know

What steps can I take to reduce my risk of contracting COVID-19? Practice everyday preventive actions to help reduce your risk of getting sick and remind everyone in your home to do the same. These actions are especially important for older adults and people who have severe chronic medical conditions. Avoid close contact with people [...]

4 Tips For CEO Moms Juggling Managing Companies And Children At Home

Elyse Dickerson, founder and CEO of Eosera, Inc, a majority woman-owned biotech slides to by Lioness to talk being a mother and CEO in the midst of COVID-19. The current work/school from home situation to help stop the spread of the Coronavirus is challenging for all parents. As a business owner, Dickerson is sharing managing employees at her DFW-based health [...]

15 Movies And Shows To Stream With Badass Female Leads

We're all home. We're all stressed. We can all use some good girl power to get us through. Call your girlfriends, get your wine or seltzer and binge some of these awesome movies with badass female leads. First things first. Here are some apps to use to stream movies with your friends: Watch2getherKast (Rabbit)SyncPlayNetflix PartyGazeMyCircleTvTogethertubeSync [...]

TruFund Launches $5 Million COVID-19 Relief Fund To Support Disadvantaged Minority And Women-Owned Businesses

TruFund Financial Services, Inc. launched a $5 million small business emergency relief fund to help curb job loss and permanent business closure as a result of COVID-19.  The fund aims to help at least 3,000 disadvantaged firms with loans, grants, resiliency training and one to one business advisory services. "The economic impact of the novel coronavirus will [...]

Free Brainstorming Session For Female Entrepreneurs April 8

Last week, I challenged you to find creative ways to keep your business rolling during the COVID-19 pandemic. Tomorrow, April 8 at 2 p. m. EST, I’ll be hosting a video chat brainstorming session to help you keep the ideas flowing. It will be an informal session where we come up with ideas for the [...]