The Money Side of Business

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Financial Literacy for Women Entrepreneurs

Sponsored by Chartered Profession Accountants, Business Development Bank of Canada and Community Futures North Fraser
This session will explain the tools and techniques of financial management for a business owner. Topics include budget creation and monitoring, cash management, product/customer analysis, planning/forecasting and trend analysis. This session will help participants use financial management tools to evaluate their business and make informed financial decisions. Some of the question this session will help you answer:  
    • What’s financial management?
    • What tools can help operate my business?
    • How do I determine if a product is profitable?
    • What is my most profitable product?
    • Who are my most profitable customers?
    • Why do I need a budget?
    • How do I create and use a budget?
    • What reports do I need?
    • How do I tell where my business is heading?

      Presenter: Simona Halmaghi, CPA , CGA is the owner of a boutique accounting practice with an office in Maple Ridge that serves the Tri-Cities and Fraser Valley areas. Simona specializes in small business tax, accounting and assurance services and has worked in the accounting field for over 20 years.

      Date: Thursday, September 29,

      Time: 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM

      Location: Community Futures North Fraser, 7337 Welton St, Unit C, Mission, BC

      Cost: Free, but participants must register to attend This session is for women only

Register Here https://www.facebook.com/events/1717969441786104/ or call 604-826-6252  

Non-Profit Boards that Work: Education Workshop

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The Mission Regional Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a workshop for non-profit boards. The purpose of this training is to provide an interactive and hands-on learning experience for non-profit boards and executive directors in order for them to carry out their work with excellence and in line with best board practices. If you are on a board, or thinking about giving back by volunteering on a non-profit board (like Community Futures or a Chamber) this is a great learning opportunity.

Date: April 26, 2016
Time: 07:00 AM – 12:00 PM PDT
Location: Cedarbrooke Chateau, 32331 7th Ave
Contact: Allison Jack
Fees/Admission: $45.00 Chamber members, $55.00 non members
Email: member_services@missionchamber.bc.ca

January North Fraser Business News

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It’s seminar and webinars month, including important information for retailers about counterfeit bills.

(1) Counterfeit Currency and You:
A small Business Owners Workshop

When: Weds., Jan. 20, 9am – 10 am
Where: Community Futures North Fraser office, Mission
Cost: Free
Register by Jan. 15 by contacting Community Futures North Fraser

(2) Webinar: Taxes for Small Business

When: Tues, Jan. 19, 10-11pm
Where: From the comfort of your home, a Small Business BC webinar
Cost: Free

(3) See the upcoming Small Biz BC webinars

Download our January e-News:

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New Downtown Location

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Our new location is Unit C 7337 Welton, from April 1, 2015. The building is on the corner of Welton and Second, just behind the old Post Office. What was once the Buy-Low grocery store is now the center of entrepreneurial activity in Mission and Community Futures is there. Our phone number is the same.

4-H Loan Program Announced

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Community Futures North Fraser has just initiated a special youth loan program for 4-H members. These loans provide financial support to members by loaning money for the purchase of marketable livestock – beef, swine, sheep, or other projects approved by the 4-H Organization. The loan is for a maximum of $1,500, and is intended for the duration of the project to a maximum of 12 months. If paid on time the loan is also interest free. For more details download the 4-H application below, or contact our office.

CFNF 4H Loan Application Form

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