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Money Smart - A Financial Education Program

Money Smart for Small Business

The Modules

Money Smart for Small Business consists of 13 modules, each with an instructor guide, participant guide and PowerPoint slides.  Each module can be taught in approximately one hour.  The modules present an introduction to these topics, providing an overview, basic concepts and key points. 

Is Owning a Business a Good Fit for You? - NEW!

After completing this module, participants will be able to:

Planning for a Healthy Business -- NEW!

After completing this module, participants will be able to:

Managing Cash Flow - NEW!

This module should be taught after the Financial Management module has been completed. After completing this module, participants will be able to:

Organization Types - pros and cons of business structures

After completing this module, the participants will become familiar with the common types of business formations, including:

Time Management - tips to make you more efficient

After completing this module, the participants will be able to:

Financial Management - understanding this critical practice

After completing this module, the participants will be able to:

Recordkeeping - as a managerial tool


After completing this module, the participants will be able to:

Banking Services - designed for small businesses

After completing this module, the participants will be able to:

Credit Reporting - demystified

After completing this module, the participants will be able to:

Risk Management - planning for what you can and cannot control

After completing this module, the participants will be able to:

Insurance - choices for businesses

After completing this module, the participants will be able to:

Tax Planning and Reporting

After completing this module, the participants will be able to:

Selling Your Businessand Succession Planning

After completing this module, the participants will be able to:

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