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Find Opportunities for Your Small Business by Tracking Your Finances in 2022

Always Ready

February 23, 2022

We’re halfway through the first quarter of 2022, and while you might be wondering if it’s too late to start off on the right financial foot this year. The good news is that there’s still plenty of time to get organized. Iowa Center for Economic Success can ensure your small business is on the right track with the Always Ready programming.

Always Ready: Business Plan

The Always Ready: Business Plan event is a one-hour class that will help you develop your business plan and connect you with other small business owners. You will hear from speakers who have been through the entrepreneurial journey so you can learn and prepare for opportunity.

Always Ready: Financials

At the Always Ready: Financials event, you’ll learn what it takes to make the right financial decisions for your business. From applying for a loan to figuring out your budget, this Iowa Center event is an opportunity for coaching and developing a path for success.

The Iowa Center also provides examples of financial documents to help get you started on your own Personal Financial Statement, Combined Income & Expenses, Startup Business Budget, Profit & Loss Statement, Cash Flow Statement and Balance Sheet. Find tools to help get you started here.

Finally, if you are a current small business owner and have lived in Iowa for more than six months, you might be eligible for a loan, up to $30,000, from The Iowa Center. Schedule an appointment to find out if you qualify.

Upcoming Events

Here are upcoming Always Ready events:

Find a complete event list aimed at small businesses in Greater Des Moines (DSM) at theiowacenter.org.

The Iowa Center wants to help you on your entrepreneurial journey. With the Always Ready programming, you can create your path to success, take your business to the next level and become a part of the region’s growing small business community.

Looking for tools to help grow your startup or small business? Visit the Small Business Resources Hub to find the information you need or sign up for Mentor Connection to build relationships with a trusted group of mentors.

Megan Milligan

Megan Milligan is the President and CEO of The Iowa Center. The Iowa Center is an economic development organization that empowers Iowans to launch and grow small businesses with three lines of direct service: Business Coaching, Credit + Lending and Tax Services.