Financial tools and management

Expertos financieros opinan sobre la importancia del Mes Nacional de la Educación Financiera para las pequeñas empresas

En abril celebramos el Mes Nacional de la Educación Financiera, el cual sirve como una oportunidad para revisar sus finanzas, evaluar su nivel de educación en finanzas y cómo puede ayudarle a avanzar su empresa al siguiente nivel. Para celebrar este mes especial, nos comunicamos con algunos de nuestros socios de Venturize para conocer sus opiniones sobre el Mes Nacional de la Educación Financiera, consejos clave para los dueños de empresas y para saber cómo trabajan sus organizaciones para apoyar el ecosistema de las pequeñas empresas.

Financial experts weigh in on the importance of National Financial Literacy Month for small business

In April, we celebrate National Financial Literacy Month, which serves as an opportunity to review your finances, assess your financial literacy and how it can help you take your business to the next level. In celebration of this special month, we reached out to some of our Venturize partners to get their thoughts on National Financial Literacy Month, key advice for business owners, and how their organizations work to support the small business ecosystem.

Q&A Session with Black Cooperative Investment Fund Executive Director—Kaine Nicholas

This post originally appeared on the Inland Empire Business Journal and in partnership with Black Cooperative Investment Fund.

In celebration of National Financial Literacy Month, Small Business Majority's Senior California Program Manager Josaline Cuesta hosted a Q&A session with Black Cooperative Investment Fund's Executive Director Kaine Nicholas on the importance of making financially savvy decisions as small business owners. 

Preparándose para la siguiente temporada de impuestos: Recursos para pequeñas empresas

Los propietarios de pequeñas empresas tienen tiempo para presentar sus declaraciones de impuestos de 2021 hasta el 18 de abril de 2022. Aunque la temporada ya casi llega, muchos emprendedores se pueden estar preguntando acerca de los nuevos cambios en la declaración de impuestos o cuál es el mejor software que pueden utilizar para estar al tanto de sus impuestos. A continuación encontrará una lista de recursos que puede ayudarle a presentar su declaración de impuestos y estar al día en sus responsabilidades fiscales.

Preparing for the upcoming tax season: Resources for small businesses

Small business owners have time to file their 2021 tax returns until April 18, 2022. While the season is quickly approaching, many entrepreneurs may be wondering about new changes to filing taxes or the best software to utilize in order to stay on top of their fiscal responsibilities. 

Below you will find a list of resources that can help you file your tax returns and stay on top of your fiscal responsibilities.

Celebrating black entrepreneurship with resources and tips from small business experts

This post originally appeared on the blog of Small Business Majority.

In celebration of Black History Month, we hosted a Twitter chat during which we asked partners like Accion, CAMEO, Working Solutions, Illinois SBDC and Main Street Launch to share resources and advice with Black small business owners and entrepreneurs. 

SBA loan sets table for African-American restaurateur to get bank loan and expand

This post originally appeared on the blog of CDC Small Business Finance

When Georgia’s restaurant opened in Anaheim’s historic Packing House in 2016, co-owners Gretchen Shoemaker and Marlon Machado conservatively projected first-year sales to be between $250,000 and $500,000. By the fifth month of serving their version of “soul delicious” food to thousands of patrons, they hit $1 million.

Introducing Venturize

Venturize is a free online resource hub for small business owners who need help accessing tools and resources to grow their businesses. Managed by nonprofit organization Small Business Majority, Venturize offers unbiased education and resources about small business loans, retirement and healthcare options to empower entrepreneurs to make the best financial decisions for their business.

Resources and more for veteran small business owners

Did you know there are more than 2.5 million veteran-owned businesses in the U.S? Our nation’s veterans are hard-working, resilient and resourceful, making them specially equipped for entrepreneurship. However, they can often face significant obstacles when it comes to accessing capital and business networks. If this sounds familiar to you, you’ve come to the right place. In honor of National Veterans Small Business Week, we’re sharing some of our favorite stories of successful veteran entrepreneurs and resources that can help you start and grow a veteran-owned business.