When we think of budgeting, often we’re focused on trimming the fat. Where can we cut corners? How much does one less coffee help our wallet? It’s important to focus on the big picture as well as the small expenses. Consider the chart at left click to enlarge): housing and transportation are the two biggest [...]
With help from WWC staff, Lisa tapped into several different resources to develop her farm and business. This video was produced by WWC in collaboration with the Maine SBDC, under a project funded, in part, by the SBA.
How can you fit savings into your monthly budget? Long-range priorities can be hard to stick to when times are tight, whether you’re saving for a reliable car, retirement, or any goal that will take more than a few paychecks. One technique for savings success is to pay yourself just as you pay your bills. [...]
By taking the Introduction to Self-employment as well as accessing the on-line classes WWC has developed with the Small Business Development Centers, Kayte was able to complete a business plan.
Gail Thibault completed one year of college right out of high school, but she left school to work in an optical lab and marry her husband. She told her teacher she would return to complete her associate degree at a later time, and he replied, “We’ll see!” A year later when Gail found out she [...]