Always Ready: Financials

Webinar Online, Des Moines, IA

Presenter: TJ Daniels, WBC Program Director & Alex Polzin, Dir of Finance & Administration Date: June 29, 2022 Time: 12:00 - 1:00 pm Location: Online Register: Here As a small business owner, you won’t ever really know the unexpected challenges or opportunities that await you in life and business. Always Ready: Financials is a working session for you to learn how to financially prepare your small business for the next step in your journey. The Iowa Center staff will show you what you need to do to always be ready to make financial moves in your business, including applying for a loan or buying/selling new goods. This class is especially for you if you’ve ever been denied a loan or need a helping hand to get your financials on track. About our speakers TJ Daniels is the official cheerleader of The Iowa Center. She’s a vibrant supporter of our mission, programs, clients and staff. As a Certified Credit Counselor, she assists clients with their credit, budget, financial statements and so much more. She also works with our lending programs assisting clients from start to finish, and often times well after the loan has closed making many friendships along the way. Alex is responsible for Iowa Center accounting and governmental reporting, he also helps with lending and education programs provided by the Iowa Center. Click here to register!  

financiallySAVVY

Webinar Online, Des Moines, IA

Date: Begins Monday, July 11, 2022 Time: Mondays & Thursdays from Noon-1pm Location: Online Registration Fee: $80 Register: Click Here You don’t need to be a financial expert to own a healthy and whole small business, but you do need to understand your financials to feel clear and confident in making sound business decisions. Join The Iowa Center and local financial experts to increase your awareness of best practices for financial management and learn action steps and strategies to become a better and more savvy business owner. In this 8-class series, you will gain practical knowledge to implement expert strategies in the following areas of your small business: Budgets Financial statements Business financing Cash flow Recordkeeping Banking Credit Reports Tax Planning This is the right course for you if managing your small business financials is completely out of your comfort zone, you’re starting a new business and want to start off on the right track, or you need a refresher on basic financial management practices. **Please note that this is an educational series--there are a total of 8 hour -long sessions . Please find the full schedule dates/times below.** All classes will be held online from Noon-1pm for four weeks on Mondays and Thursdays starting Monday, July 11, 2022 Classes will be meeting the following days: Monday, July 11: 12:00 -- 1:00 pm Thursday, July 14: 12:00 -- 1:00 pm Monday, July 18: 12:00 - -1:00 pm Thursday, July 21: 12:00 -- 1:00 pm Monday, July 25: 12:00 -- 1:00 pm Thursday, July 28: 12:00 -- 1:00 pm Monday, August 1: 12:00 -- 1:00 pm Thursday, August 4: 12:00 -- 1:00 pm To register click here.   

Small Business Essential: Gig Workers 101

Webinar Online, Des Moines, IA

Presenter: David Zhonghong Dai Date: July 12, 2022 Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm Location: Online Registration: Click Here What is a gig worker? Gig workers are independent contractors or freelancers who typically do short-term work for multiple clients. The work may be project-based, hourly or part-time, and can either be an ongoing contract or a temporary position. While there are plenty of perks to being a gig worker — being your own boss, setting your own hours and working on projects you’re passionate about, to name a few — there are multiple things to consider before pursuing work as an independent contractor or freelancer. Join us as we discuss the 10 things you should know when being a gig worker--from taxes to financial documentation! *** About Our Speaker... David Zhonghong Dai David is a student of the class of 2023 at Grinnell College (Grinnell, IA) majoring in Economics and Political Science with Statistics concentration. He has enjoyed working at Iowa Center of Economic Success this summer as a Microfinance Intern. He has been working on loan projects and Salesforce projects. He is excited to share the most important tips gig workers need to know on July 12th. Click here to register!   

Always Ready: Business Plan

Webinar Online, Des Moines, IA

Presenter: Russ Dale, PM of Classes + Coaching and Jose Venales, Director of Microloans Date: July 13, 2022 Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm Location: Online Register: Here Turn your dream into a plan with this small group, one-hour business planning class. The Iowa Center staff will help you kickstart your business plan by providing you a road map on completing your plan and taking the next steps towards business ownership. Also connect with other aspiring small business owners to refine your business ideas as you put them into real plans. About our hosts Russ Dale is our Classes and Coaching Project Manager. Russ spends his time working with clients, assisting them through their entrepreneurial journey. Russ also manages the IT initiatives for The Iowa Center, assists with the loan department as needed, and manages our CRM database. Russ is proud to say that he's the intern that never left!  Jose Venales is the Director of Microloans. Jose manages, develops, and implements The Iowa Center microloan programs. At the same time Jose has the responsibility to maintain a healthy loan portfolio to ensure the availability of these resources for future entrepreneurs.  Click here to register! 

Always Ready: Financials

Webinar Online, Des Moines, IA

Presenter: TJ Daniels, WBC Program Director & Alex Polzin, Dir of Finance & Administration Date: July 27, 2022 Time: 12:00 - 1:00 pm Location: Online Register: Here As a small business owner, you won’t ever really know the unexpected challenges or opportunities that await you in life and business. Always Ready: Financials is a working session for you to learn how to financially prepare your small business for the next step in your journey. The Iowa Center staff will show you what you need to do to always be ready to make financial moves in your business, including applying for a loan or buying/selling new goods. This class is especially for you if you’ve ever been denied a loan or need a helping hand to get your financials on track. About our speakers TJ Daniels is the official cheerleader of The Iowa Center. She’s a vibrant supporter of our mission, programs, clients and staff. As a Certified Credit Counselor, she assists clients with their credit, budget, financial statements and so much more. She also works with our lending programs assisting clients from start to finish, and often times well after the loan has closed making many friendships along the way. Alex is responsible for Iowa Center accounting and governmental reporting, he also helps with lending and education programs provided by the Iowa Center. Click here to register!  

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