Higher BCBS Premiums In Store for Alabama (NFIB)

Premiums for Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) individual policies on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) exchange could increase by double digits in 2018. BCBS is the only Alabama insurer offering ACA policies. Given Congress’ failed attempts to repeal the ACA, as well as President Trump’s claims that he will let the insurance law implode (by, […]

Sep 14, 2017

Alabama small businesses weigh in on prospects and policy (Birmingham Business Journal)

Tyler Patchen Health and Technology ReporterBirmingham Business Journal Alabama business owners are overall optimistic about prospects for the rest of this year, according to one recent survey of the state’s businesses. Womply, a SaaS provider to small- and medium-sized businesses, polled over 3,000 businesses in each state to assess the biggest concerns and sentiments across […]

Aug 04, 2017

Alabama: 49% of small business owners feel “very optimistic”

Despite economic and regulatory worries, local businesses in Alabama are riding a wave of confidence.

Aug 03, 2017

How does the stock market affect small business confidence?

Wall Street’s record run is having an impact on Main Street, too.

Jun 20, 2017