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So you're thinking of starting a small business

Resources for starting a small business

So you’re thinking of starting a small business. No doubt you have plenty of questions running through your mind. Many of you will turn to “Small Business for Dummies” or similar publications for some sense of direction. No problem with that as you should explore all avenues of information and discovery if contemplating taking such […]

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considering a new business or expanding an existing one?

Financing your Business

Considering starting a new business or expanding an existing one? The Assiniboine Credit Union Business Financial Centre (BFC) is here to help. Here are a few options to consider when deciding how to finance the endeavor. Here are a few options that are available: The Manitoba Business Start Program, available through the BFC, provides government-guaranteed […]

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Starting a small business?

Starting a small business?

Every week, I receive several inquiries from Manitobans looking to start a business. Most of the questions are the same; “How do I apply for a small business loan?” and “What documents do I need?” If you’re wondering about starting a business, and have questions, here are a few tips to think about.   Develop […]

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Is socially responsible investing part of your investment strategy?

Is socially responsible investing part of your investment strategy?

As a values-based financial co-operative, we not only do business in ways that are financially sound and socially responsible, we give our members the opportunity to invest in companies that share those values. It’s called socially responsible investing (SRI) and it’s a strategy that considers both financial returns and social good. SRI avoids businesses involved […]

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Not to worry, here are three simple tips to help bring your financial goals back on track.

3 smart and simple tips to achieve your financial goals

Like most Canadians, your plans probably include some financial goals like spending less, saving more and investing wisely. However, sometimes this can be challenging and even with the best intentions your goals can get sidetracked. Not to worry, here are three smart and simple tips to help bring your financial goals back on track. Set […]

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