Take Charge of Your Business Finances Today!
31 Jan 2022
Starting a business is an exciting endeavor that millions of individuals undertake each year. Keeping that business on the path toward an ongoing, viable operation requires completely different skills and techniques. One of the most important facets of maintaining a successful business is the application of proper financial management practices. January is National Financial Wellness Month and a perfect time for small businesses and entrepreneurs to proactively address their financial management awareness.
Jamestown/Stutsman County Development Corporation (JSDC) can help by offering our expertise to direct you to the knowledgeable experts and programs that will make financial management an advantage in your business success. Financial experts can assist entrepreneurs and small businesses with business essentials, such as how to create an initial budget, develop financial projects and learn how to manage cash flow. There are several local organizations that offer financial consulting opportunities.
The North Dakota Small Business Development Centers (ND SBDC) is part of the national network of SBDC’s powered by the U.S. Small Business Administration. In 2020, the ND SBDC advised nearly 1,500 clients and helped create more than 6,000 jobs in 2020. The financial expertise available to small business owners includes start-up logistics, business plan development, financial projections, access to capital and much more. With several locations throughout the state, the closest to Stutsman County are in Bismarck and Fargo. Assistance can be sought by contacting the ND SBDC here.
The Jamestown Regional Entrepreneur Center at the University of Jamestown offers customized entrepreneurship events focusing on training and individual technical assistance necessary to start and build a business. Registration for a free Small Business Financing Workshop on January 25 can be found here.
Another helpful resource is the SCORE West-Central North Dakota, Jamestown branch. Expert advisors can help provide financial management assistance as a free, confidential service. Entrepreneurs can search through several online workshops provided by SCORE.
Seek assistance today!
There are many resources in Stutsman County available to help small businesses and entrepreneurs with their financial management practices today. New technology is changing the business landscape by making it possible for business owners to do more with less time. Still, technology cannot replace the benefit of sitting down with an expert knowledgeable in your region. Please contact JSDC via email or by calling (701) 252-6861 to learn how we can help today!