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University of Southern California

Wealth-Building Resources

Entrepreneurship: Resources for Small Business Development

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USC Credit Union – Financial Education

USC Credit Union provides information on for small business owners, including developing a business plan, obtaining and using credit, and customer acquisition and retention. Also find out more about money basics, such as savings and investing, preventing elder fraud, planning and managing retirement, paying for college and buying a home. Use their “Financial Focu$” resource to access personalized learning according to your needs.

Small Business Resources

Small Business Administration
The Small Business Administration helps small business owners and entrepreneurs pursue the American dream. Its website includes guides on how to plan, launch, manage and grow our business. The SBA provides technical support and training. The SBA also has ready-made presentations with instructor and partner guidelines. Faith and Community Leaders can find these files here.

The Opportunity Fund
The Opportunity Fund provides microloans for small business owners in California, expanding access to financial services to businesses too small or young to access traditional loans.

First Citizens Bank sponsors financial empowerment programs conducted by the USC Center for Religion and Civic Culture. Explore “Insights” on their website for advice on personal, small business and commercial finance, plus wealth management.