INA Weekly Brief

Tag: finance

Tips to Gain Support from Employers for the INA Conference

You recognize the personal and professional value of attending the INA Conference and you want your employers to support your decision to attend. While you request the time off and make plans to attend, you really wish your employers would financially support your conference experience. Here are some ways you can approach your employers and… Read more »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | November 20, 2017

2017 INA Salary & Benefits Survey

INA is conducting our latest Salary & Benefits Survey to gather important data from nannies, specialty nannies, and Newborn Care Specialists.   By taking the survey and sharing it with nannies you know, in nanny groups or online communities, you are helping INA, and our industry, gain an accurate picture of the employment trends in our… Read more »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | October 9, 2017

5 Tips for Saving Money with an Irregular Income: For Nannies, Newborn Care Specialists and New Business Owners

  Working as a nanny, a newborn care specialist, or starting your own business will reward you with a variety of skills and experiences that don’t come with a regular 9-to-5. In these positions, you may be offered a certain level of flexibility as well as the ability to control your working hours.  However, this… Read more »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , | June 11, 2017

Four Tips for Avoiding Household Employment Tax Mistakes

By Tom Breedlove of HomePay by Breedlove   When a family decides to hire a nanny to care for their kids, both parties are completely focused on fit – financial, schedule, personality, etc. Once everything is aligned between family and caregiver, the final step is to make sure all the tax and legal aspects of… Read more »

Tags: , , | March 13, 2017

Best Practices For Your Nanny Agency Part 3: Retirement Plans

Now that you’ve secured the best credit cards for your small business and determined the best health care plan for you and your employees, it’s time to start thinking about long term financial planning. Retirement plans for your agency- or any small business- is an excellent vehicle to sock away money for your golden years… Read more »

Tags: , , , | January 27, 2014

Nanny Agency Cash Flow Management

One of the fundamentals of owning and operating any business is ensuring that the company has the necessary cash to pay for expenses while still turning a profit. Using quarterly and annual reporting systems, you can determine your company’s cash flow over several accounting periods. In order to make intelligent financial management decisions, you must… Read more »

Tags: , , | January 6, 2014

9 Popular iPhone Apps for Nannies and Employers

Guest blogger Vanessa Vidal of INA supporting member HomeWork Solutions, a leading payroll and nanny tax compliance company, offers up the best smart phone apps for nannies and their employers. Today’s smart phones are miniature computers on the go. Nannies and parents are constantly discovering new apps that help with care coordination, communication, and just plain… Read more »

Tags: , | December 27, 2013

Best Practices for Nanny Agencies Part I: Finance Solutions

In a comprehensive article by, staff writer Cathleen Clifford reports on the best credit cards for small business owners. These specific cards offer rewards and money back for people launching a business or looking to maximize the benefits of using credit to build their business. If you are thinking of starting a nanny agency,… Read more »

Tags: , , , | December 9, 2013