The Financial Side of Self-Employment
Michael Morris, Nat'l Disability Institute at the Nat'l Cooperative Bank Development Corp
Advancing self-sufficiency for individuals with disabilities requires skills, planning and focus on building a better economic future. The purpose of this webcast is to increase awareness, understanding and knowledge about a variety of tools, strategies and relationships that can help improve the management of money and credit, access to capital, and peer and professional support at a community level. The topics to be discussed are financial tax provisions, access to matched savings plans and other strategies to start and grow a microenterprise or small business. Learn more about the Earned Income Tax Credit, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) sites, Individual Development Accounts (IDAs), Microenterprise Development Lenders, use of Work Incentives, and multiple strategies to advance your financial literacy. Become a part of activities of the Real Economic Impact Tour and begin to rethink your personal strategy for advancing your employment and economic status.