If you type “Florida Small Business Owner” into your favorite internet search engine, don’t be surprised if your search result includes Elaine Davis, President and owner of Royal Maid Service in Boynton Beach, Fla.
Davis has been self-employed for almost 20 years. Two years ago, she opened the doors of her franchise housecleaning business just eight weeks after meeting the master franchiser. Since starting, she has grown her business and created jobs for five people.
“It was a good business fit for me and I enjoy meeting new clients that come my way,” said Davis. “It’s a busy job working hard to build trust and demonstrate integrity with your customers.”
But like the greater than 90% of small businesses owners in the country, Davis did not have health insurance.
“My husband and I are in excellent shape. We don’t smoke and we try not to take any medications. We never had health insurance because we resented having to pay up-front costs for... Read More