Tag Archives: finances

How to Get Past the Fear of Buying a Franchise

Before I share my ideas on how you can get past your fear of buying a franchise, I need to address this issue: It’s perfectly normal to have feelings of fear when you’re thinking about buying a franchise. Let’s see if I can help alleviate some of these fears for you. Transition Fears You’re probably worried about the transition you’ll be making if you decide to move forward with the franchise…

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Free Financial Workshops Grow Small Businesses

Free financial education, which includes both small business and personal finance, starts Oct. 19 in Edinburg with PeopleFund’s “Financial Education Friday.” The series of free classes take also takes place Oct. 26 and Nov. 16. Held under BBVA Compass Center’s Pilot Program, the series is held at PeopleFund offices in Edinburg, Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth and Houston. The Edinburg office is located at 300 S. Closner Blvd. Ste. 1. Session topics and…

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Financial Statement Analysis for Small Business Owners

Local small business owners can receive training on understanding and managing their finances at this free workshop presented by the UTRGV Small Business Development Center. This workshop covers Revenue and Expenses; Costs and Pricing; Profit & Loss Statement; Balance Sheet; Cash Flow Statement; Tools for Sales Growth; Use of Proceeds; and Sources of Financing. The workshop, hosted by the RGV Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, is partly sponsored by the BBVA…

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Five things to do if you retire in 2017 

Plan to make retirement a reality There is little doubt that 2017 will hold surprises. We have a new president. How will the markets respond? How will health care policies change? What will happen with the current tax code? Considering everything that is up in the air, it is more important than ever to partner with a financial professional who can help make your retirement dreams a reality. Here are five…

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