Oct13
October First-Time Homebuyer Webinar Series

October First-Time Homebuyer Webinar Series

In this Zoom webinar presented by Valley Community Development and sponsored by Greenfield Savings Bank:

  • Get the facts from real estate professionals including attorneys, loan officers, realtors, home inspectors & housing counselors
  • Learn tips about how to improve your credit.
  • Ask questions to help you proceed & protect your own interests as you approach this life decision.

A certified course recognized by MHP & MassHousing, this workshop helps you qualify for special mortgage products.

$50 for two adults in the same household.* Registration is nonrefundable & attendance is required at all three sessions.

October sessions are scheduled:

  • Thursday, October 13, 2022
  • Wednesday, October 19, 2022
  • Thursday, October 20, 2022

Each session will be hosted via a unique Zoom Webinar link 6-9 p.m. You will receive the Zoom links on the day of each session.

*If your AMI is 80% or less and you live in Amherst, Easthampton, or Northampton, MA, you may be eligible to attend this class for free. Contact Donna Cabana, 413-586-5855 ext. 180 to schedule a budget session before the class start date. You will need to bring one month’s worth of pay stubs and two months of bank statements from all of your accounts.

Household size and maximum income:

1 – $52,750, 2-$60,250, 3-$67,800, 4-$75,300, 5- $81,350

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Oct19
Budgeting for Business Success

Budgeting for Business Success

Following on from the Bookkeeping for Business Success: Once you’re on top of your bookkeeping, how can you make the information work for you? We’ll look at how to create a budget and keep a close eye on your business cash flow.

  • Wednesday, Oct. 19 from 8:30 am-10 am | Hybrid
    On Zoom or in person at Valley Community Development
    256 Pleasant St (Entrance on Holyoke St)
    Northampton, MA 01060
  • 6-person cap on in-person attendance

Presented by Laura Marks, the owner and CEO of Homestead Bookkeeping. She has been in business in Western Massachusetts since 2017, but has been a numbers and accounting nerd for much longer that that!

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Nov2
November Small Business Fundamentals

November Small Business Fundamentals

This free workshop will focus on business fundamentals. It is designed for owners of existing businesses as well as those who are planning to start a business. The workshops will provide a structure for starting and managing your venture.

  • Wednesday, November 2, 2022 from 12pm-1pm on Zoom

Presented by Sarah Sargent, Small Business Program Manager, through Valley Community Development.

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Nov3
Where’s the Money? – Funding Sources

Where’s the Money? – Funding Sources

Do you need funding to start, grow, or sustain your business? This class covers the types of funding available to small businesses, the steps to take before approaching lenders, and much more.

  • Thursday, November 3 from 12pm-1pm on Zoom

Presented by Emil Farjo and Callie Niezgoda from Common Capital

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Nov17
November Existing Business Assessment

November Existing Business Assessment

This workshop is for established business owners who have been in business for over a year. We will go through key business health metrics and what to do if not all areas are running smoothly.

  • Thursday, November 17 from 8am-9am on Zoom

Presented by Sarah Sargent, Small Business Program Manager, through Valley Community Development.

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Dec7
December Small Business Fundamentals

December Small Business Fundamentals

This free workshop will focus on business fundamentals. It is designed for owners of existing businesses as well as those who are planning to start a business. The workshops will provide a structure for starting and managing your venture.

  • Wednesday, December 7, 2022 from 12pm-1pm on Zoom

Presented by our Small Business Advisor, through Valley Community Development.

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