ACCION USA Announces An Online Credit and Business Management Workshop Series

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ACCION USA offers online workshops focusing on online credit and business management. Learn how to protect your credit, manage your small business finances, and grow through strategic marketing plans.

By bringing our traditional workshop curriculum online, we're making it easier than ever for small business owners to access free credit and business advice

ACCION USA today announced the launch of an online credit and business workshop series that will make financial education resources more accessible for individuals nationwide.

To be held bimonthly in Spanish and English, the online workshops will focus on providing participants with information on how to continue growing a small business during the economic downturn.

"By bringing our traditional workshop curriculum online, we're making it easier than ever for small business owners to access free credit and business advice," says Andrea Stiles-Pullas, director of financial education for ACCION USA. "Busy entrepreneurs can now learn good credit and business management practices at the most convenient location for them, and in areas where workshops are not easily accessible."

Upcoming online workshops (in English) include:

August 11, 2009, 12 - 1pm EST: Protect your Credit - This live online workshop will provide an overview of the basics of credit with a focus on what to be aware of in the current economy. Learn about key strategies for managing, protecting and improving your personal credit. Register now.

August 25, 2009, 12 - 1pm EST: Marketing on the Cheap - Join this live online workshop to learn about the importance of dedicating time and resources to marketing. Discuss creative, inexpensive marketing strategies with a focus on the use of the Web. Register now.

For ongoing in-person and online workshop information, please visit http://www.accionusa.org/workshops.

About ACCION USA
ACCION USA is a nonprofit microfinance organization that provides access to capital and financial education to low- and moderate-income individuals, primarily minorities and women. A pioneer and recognized leader in U.S. microfinance, ACCION USA empowers individuals to create sustainable businesses, increase family incomes, and contribute to the economic development of cities across the U.S. Since inception in 1991, ACCION USA has provided over $123 million in small business loans ranging from $500 to $50,000, offered nationwide via the ACCION USA online lending platform. For more information about small business loans, visit http://www.accionusa.org.

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