The National Association for the Self Employed is an organization I belong to, one that provides information and resources. The January-February 2011 magazine, Self Employed, has a number of great uplifting points about our future:

“The recovery will start to ramp up in 2011, then really expand quite strongly in 2012 and 2013,” Says Sophia Koropeckyj, managing director of industry economics at Moody’s analytics. And, most economists concur.

“Medium and large companies have been very profitable over the past 12 months,” Koropeckyj says. It is expected that they will begin to use their cash which should help micro and small businesses.

Later in 2011 consumer confidence and housing should become stronger.

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and search for the magazine, Self Employed, the issue January – February 2011. Or contact me and I will get it to you.

As all of this positive change occurs, the value of businesses should go up. If you have been waiting to sell this should bode well for not too long from now.