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Attention SSPA Members with Individual Medical Policies

Attention SSPA Members with Individual Medical Policies - By Michael McGuire, ACBA, CES – Aflac.

This is a call to action!  If you have an individual medical policy and want to change, you need to make a decision by November 1st

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Health Insurance Tips for 2016 from Michael J. McGuire

Did you get covered at a better rate? Do you just grin and bear the renewal? Have you decided to just take your chances?

by Michael J. McGuire

Open Enrollment for health insurance this year has been challenging to say the least. Non grandfathered poliies have had a renewal increase of 60 to 65 %. There are some opportunities out there to maintain or reduce your rate. It helps if you know where to look.

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Good Summer Read for Salon Professionals

Good Summer Read for Salon Professionals

Success in Beauty, The Secrets to Effortless Fulfillment and Happiness is a revolutionary book written by a variety of women about how to be happy and fulfilled with little or no effort at all!

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Live Excellence and Professionalism Every Day

Live Excellence and Professionalism Every Day

It has been one year since my friend and boss, Horst Rechelbacher, passed away. We took a chance working together for the first time in 1989 when he hired me to be his business assistant. That position lasted exactly one month when he asked me to step into his new adventure, the Aveda Esthetique, his signature retail shop.

365 products later, Aveda Esthetique, launched on Madison Avenue in New York. Horst once again changed the world of beauty. All of the products he created throughout his life changed the world of beauty over and over again. "Eco-chic" was his favorite catch phrase. He created the natural category in the beauty industry that carries into today.

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Why it was my goal to become a licensed Instructor. . . It could be yours too!

Why it was my goal to become a licensed Instructor. . . It could be yours too!

Looking at the ever changing nature of the beauty industry will be a great way to help answer that question. Having lived by the credo “change is good”, the beauty industry has been a great choice allowing me to not only change but to grow, try new things and truly experience all avenues of the business. 

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Welcome to the SSPA Beauty Blog Live!

Welcome to the SSPA Beauty Blog Live!

My name is Deborah Otten and I have taken on the role of blogger for the Salon & Spa Professional Association team. While I am excited for this new responsibility, I am also a little nervous. Those of you reading this post please send me feedback (positive or negative, I am a big girl… really) and maybe an idea or two for future postings.

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