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Getting Cash For Your Small Business Through The CARES Act

Getting Cash For Your Small Business Through The CARES Act

[Disclaimer] This article was written to the best of our knowledge with the latest news released from the Federal government. There are many moving parts to both of these programs, and as the days and weeks pass, there may be more clarification to some parts that are vague or confusing. Please be mindful, that I…

How to Apply for Unemployment (UI) for CA Optometrists

How to Apply for Unemployment (UI) for CA Optometrists (Step by Step Guide)

[Disclaimer] This article was written to the best of our knowledge with the latest news released from the Federal government. Some information may change/modify so we will keep the information updated to the best of our ability On March 26, 2020, To further alleviate the unemployment crisis, the senate approved a $2 Trillion stimulus package which includes an expansion…

The Optometrist’s Guide to Performing and Billing Telehealth Exams during COVID-19

The Optometrist’s Guide to Performing and Billing Telehealth Exams during COVID-19

In a time of crisis, where routine exams and contact lens fits are considered to be non-essential, many eye care providers are scrambling to find ways to at least keep a little bit of cash flow going for their practices.  While delivery and curbside material pickup gives a slight boost, many practitioners are wondering how…

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My Office is Closed; I am Out of Work, What Do I Do?

[Disclaimer] This article was written to the best of our knowledge with the latest news released from the Federal government. Some information may change/modify so we will keep the information updated to the best of our ability On March 17, 2020, the CDC and subsequently the AOA has urged all non-essential eye care providers to…

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The Federal Reserve Just Slashed Interest Rates to 0%, What Does This Mean for Me?

March 2020 is shaping to be one of the craziest months our country has experienced in quite a while.  There is no doubt that these next few weeks will find their places in US History books that our children and grandchildren will study in the future. With widespread quarantine efforts by the government and CDC,…

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act

How does the “Families First Coronavirus Response Act” affect me?

In the past week, small businesses across America are feeling the financial impact from coronavirus restrictions that placed millions of people at home – avoiding non-essential activities, even visits to their eye doctors. As optometrists, we are in one of the highest risk categories for transmission and contraction of the virus. We are also responsible…

COVID-19 Has Closed My Practice, What Should I Do_

COVID-19 Has Closed My Practice, What Should I Do?

We are experiencing uncharted territory as the coronavirus pandemic continues to ravage the economy, health and mental stability of the American population.  As of March 23, 2020, multiple states have issued “Shelter in Place” acts which limit business operations to essential businesses only. The big concern that arises for practice owners from extended closures/minimum operation…

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Trump Declared a 0% Student Loan Interest Waiver and Allows Borrowers to Suspend payment for up to Six Months, What should you Do?

Editor’s Note:Update [3/26/2020] We will try our best to update this article with the latest information/news from the federal government during these changing climate  With the Coronavirus crisis fully engaging our nation, every facet of our economic system is being affected.  President Trump declared Friday March 13 that he’s waived “interest on all student loans…

Navigating Market Mantras During Volatility and Uncertainty

Navigating Market Mantras During Volatility and Uncertainty

The perfect storm of the COVID-19 outbreak and the upcoming election has led to an extremely volatile market.  March 16, 2020 marked the second largest single day loss by the Dow Jones Industrial Average, in the history of the US. With the market down and heavily volatile, a few mantras regarding how to invest with…

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