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Alternatives FCU

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125 N Fulton St
Ithaca, NY 14850 United States
(607) 273-4611 www.alternatives.org

Alternatives Federal Credit Union is a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), dedicated to building wealth and creating economic opportunity for underserved people and communities.

Our mission

To build wealth and create economic opportunity for underserved people and communities.

Our vision

We are leading an economic movement to create thriving, empowered communities with financial freedom for everyone.

April 2019

Help! I don’t know how much I should charge for my product or service

April 25 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Alternatives FCU, 125 N Fulton St
Ithaca, NY 14850 United States
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$35.00

About the class In this session we will take the mystery out of setting a price for your product or service. We will look at how to determine the costs that go into creating your work. This includes the actual material costs and overhead expenses. Equipped with this information and an understanding of planning for profit, you will feel confident in setting your prices in your business.

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May 2019

Coffee Talk

May 8 @ 9:15 am - 10:30 am
Alternatives FCU, 125 N Fulton St
Ithaca, NY 14850 United States
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Coffee Talk is a peer mentoring business circle open to all. Drop in, brainstorm, find solutions, and gain insight with other small business owners. Please join us for our May topic: Social Media Management There is no cost to participate but a rsvp is requested. Please let us know if you will be attending here

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Is my business flying blind in a snowstorm?

May 30 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Alternatives FCU, 125 N Fulton St
Ithaca, NY 14850 United States
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$35.00

About the class In this session we will consider the topic of financial management. Being a pilot and flying your business requires an instrument panel. Your financial management instrument panel includes the Balance Sheet, Profit & Loss Statement, & Cash Flow Projections. Without understanding these basic instruments it is impossible to understand the trajectory of your business- whether you are heading up, up and away or about to nosedive into a mountain.

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June 2019

Money Smart for Small Business- June 6th & 13th

June 6 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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This workshop takes place over two full days
Alternatives FCU, 125 N Fulton St
Ithaca, NY 14850 United States
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$150.00

Lunch will be provided, a vegetarian option is available. This workshop takes place over two full days. About the class Money Smart for Small Business (MSSB) provides a practical introduction to topics related to starting and managing a business. We include 12 modules listed below that cover a wide range of interests and knowledge level 1. Is Owning an business a Good Fit for You? 2. Planning for a Healthy Business 3. Managing Cash Flow 4. Banking Services 5. Organizations…

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Coffee Talk

June 12 @ 9:15 am - 10:30 am
Alternatives FCU, 125 N Fulton St
Ithaca, NY 14850 United States
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Coffee Talk is a peer mentoring business circle open to all. Drop in, brainstorm, find solutions, and gain insight with other small business owners. Please join us for our June topic: How to Perform Market Research There is no cost to participate but a rsvp is requested. Please let us know if you will be attending here

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Bills are stacking up, expenses growing, and sales are slow! How do I avoid the cash crunch?

June 20 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Alternatives FCU, 125 N Fulton St
Ithaca, NY 14850 United States
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$35.00

About this workshop In this session you will learn what a cash flow projection is and how to manage your cash in accordance with a plan. A cash flow management plan can ward off serious problems and empower you to make the best possible decisions regarding how to spend your business dollars on a day to day basis.

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