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How did Decent make the Small Business Monsters come to life? We provide a behind-the-scenes look at Decent's award-winning campaign.
Ellen Decareau
Ellen Decareau

The Making of the (Small Business) Monsters

How did Decent make the Small Business Monsters come to life? We provide a behind-the-scenes look at Decent's award-winning campaign.

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It wasn't all bad news for health insurance in 2022 — but that's about the only glimmer. Check out the latest data and what's ahead for 2023
Joleen Jernigan
Joleen Jernigan

2022 Small Business Health Insurance Report

It wasn't all bad news for health insurance in 2022 — but that's about the only glimmer. Check out the latest data and what's ahead for 2023

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Struggling to think of a fun holiday celebration for your remote team? Here are ten ideas to inspire some holiday spirit virtually.
Joleen Jernigan
Joleen Jernigan

Top Ten Ideas for Small Businesses to Celebrate the Holidays with Remote Teams

Struggling to think of a fun holiday celebration for your remote team? Here are ten ideas to inspire some holiday spirit virtually.

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Does it feel like you're getting Slack-distracted? Here are 10 Slack best practices to get your team on track (and not sidetracked).
Joleen Jernigan
Joleen Jernigan

10 Slack Commandments to Minimize Distraction and Maximize Good Communication

Does it feel like you're getting Slack-distracted? Here are 10 Slack best practices to get your team on track (and not sidetracked).

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This ghoul's tactics are the most subtle yet cause the most catastrophic damage. Learn how to fend them off.
Ellen Decareau
Ellen Decareau

Meet the BOOGYMANager, the Small Business Monster that Loves to Thwart Good Work

This ghoul's tactics are the most subtle yet cause the most catastrophic damage. Learn how to fend them off.

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Texas does many things well, and health insurance is not one of them. Check out the latest healthcare facts and figures.
Joleen Jernigan
Joleen Jernigan

The State of Health Insurance in Texas: 10 Stats You Should Know

Texas does many things well, and health insurance is not one of them. Check out the latest healthcare facts and figures.

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Ever feel panic when you look up to find out it’s much later than you thought? That is the Time Fritter Critter doing its dirty work.
Ellen Decareau
Ellen Decareau

Meet the Time Fritter Critter, the Small Business Monster that Leans into Boring

Ever feel panic when you look up to find out it’s much later than you thought? That is the Time Fritter Critter doing its dirty work.

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How a near-death experience, deep family roots in primary care, and health insurance sticker shock inspired Nick Soman to launch Decent.
Ellen Decareau
Ellen Decareau

Decent CEO Nick Soman Shares in Podcast, Why I Founded Decent

How a near-death experience, deep family roots in primary care, and health insurance sticker shock inspired Nick Soman to launch Decent.

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Illegible print and vague language are just some of the conniving ways of this Small Business Monster. Find out how to fend it off here.
Ellen Decareau
Ellen Decareau

Meet The Bigfoot*Note, the Small Business Monster that Loves to Confuse

Illegible print and vague language are just some of the conniving ways of this Small Business Monster. Find out how to fend it off here.

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Decent's Small Business Monsters campaign was recognized with two gold awards...but the real honor are the accolades from our super fans.
Ellen Decareau
Ellen Decareau

Decent Small Business Monster Campaign Wins Two Awards

Decent's Small Business Monsters campaign was recognized with two gold awards...but the real honor are the accolades from our super fans.

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Does it feel like small businesses get the short end of the stick when it comes to affordable health insurance options? It's true.
Joleen Jernigan
Joleen Jernigan

4 Sad Truths About Small Business Health Insurance (that Insurance Companies Won't Tell You)

Does it feel like small businesses get the short end of the stick when it comes to affordable health insurance options? It's true.

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The Small Business Monsters take a break from their typical annoying antics to join their ghoulish pals on Halloween night.
Ellen Decareau
Ellen Decareau

It’s a Small Business Monster Mash!

The Small Business Monsters take a break from their typical annoying antics to join their ghoulish pals on Halloween night.

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What are the common hidden fees? We delve into all the sneaky ways Nickel & Demon frustrates small businesses.
Ellen Decareau
Ellen Decareau

Meet Nickel and Demon, the Small Business Monster that Really Adds Up

What are the common hidden fees? We delve into all the sneaky ways Nickel & Demon frustrates small businesses.

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 Whether you outsource payroll processing or do it yourself, it's best to know the payroll language.
Joleen Jernigan
Joleen Jernigan

Payroll Terms Texas Employers Need to Know

Whether you outsource payroll processing or do it yourself, it's best to know the payroll language.

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Expanding our direct primary care network means even more Texas small businesses can access Decent's affordable health plans.
Ellen Decareau
Ellen Decareau

Decent Adds One Medical, Doubling its Direct Primary Care Network for Texas Small Businesses

Expanding our direct primary care network means even more Texas small businesses can access Decent's affordable health plans.

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Small business owners build a paperwork mountain quickly – from payroll management and processing forms to business filings. That's the work
Ellen Decareau
Ellen Decareau

Meet Paperwork Pest, the 'Tedious' Small Business Monster

Small business owners build a paperwork mountain quickly – from payroll management and processing forms to business filings. That's the work

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 Why is it important for startups to offer employee health insurance and what should they look for in a health plan?
Joleen Jernigan
Joleen Jernigan

Best Health Insurance for Texas Startups

Why is it important for startups to offer employee health insurance and what should they look for in a health plan?

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Red Tape Worm has been prompting small business owners to pull out their hair ever since it first emerged. How do you fend him off?
Ellen Decareau
Ellen Decareau

Meet the Red Tape Worm, the ‘Shrewd’ Small Business Monster

Red Tape Worm has been prompting small business owners to pull out their hair ever since it first emerged. How do you fend him off?

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Unhappy with your small group health plan? Switching your health insurance plan for your small business is easier than you think.
Joleen Jernigan
Joleen Jernigan

Small Business Guide: How to Switch Health Insurance Plans

Unhappy with your small group health plan? Switching your health insurance plan for your small business is easier than you think.

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Fending off small business monsters like Paperwork Pest, Red Tape Worm, and Nickel & Demon is Decent’s specialty.
Ellen Decareau
Ellen Decareau

Decent Takes on the Small Business Monsters

Fending off small business monsters like Paperwork Pest, Red Tape Worm, and Nickel & Demon is Decent’s specialty.

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It can be tough to choose the best health insurance for your small business if you don’t understand the terminology. This article can help!
Joleen Jernigan
Joleen Jernigan

5 Terms You Should Know Before Shopping for Small Business Health Insurance

It can be tough to choose the best health insurance for your small business if you don’t understand the terminology. This article can help!

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Understanding health insurance terminology can help you make better, more informed choices for yourself, your family, and your business.
Joleen Jernigan
Joleen Jernigan

Making Sense of Health Insurance Terms

Understanding health insurance terminology can help you make better, more informed choices for yourself, your family, and your business.

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What are the differences between direct primary care and traditional primary care? It's not just how the doctor is paid. Read more here.
Ellen Decareau
Ellen Decareau

Direct Primary Care (DPC) vs. Traditional Primary Care

What are the differences between direct primary care and traditional primary care? It's not just how the doctor is paid. Read more here.

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Finding the right healthcare plan for your employees can be challenging — the number of choices can be mind-boggling. We're here to help.
Joleen Jernigan
Joleen Jernigan

What to Ask When Buying Group Health Insurance for Your Small Business

Finding the right healthcare plan for your employees can be challenging — the number of choices can be mind-boggling. We're here to help.

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 Successful employee onboarding takes planning and time. Here are some tips to make sure your new hire process is successful.
Joleen Jernigan
Joleen Jernigan

What Does Employee Onboarding Mean?

Successful employee onboarding takes planning and time. Here are some tips to make sure your new hire process is successful.

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