dec 17Presenters & Topics:

Priscilla Orozco-Garcia of YTD Bookkeeping Service

  • Checklist of things to do in December and January
  • Get to know your bookkeeper and schedule your January appointment
  • Get your files together
  • W-2’s / 1099’s
  • What does my bookkeeper really need to know?

Teresa Plaugher of ClearPath Advisors (tax)

  • How does EIDL / PPP impact my taxes?
  • I received a grant – do I need to report that?
  • What if I received unemployment for only a few months?
  • What do I need to get my accountant?
  • Implications of using your 401k for your business

dec 17Join us for a financial education workshop presented by Pikes Peak Small Business Development Center and BBVA. In this workshop, financial experts will provide information, tips and resources to help you with your everyday finances and long-term financial goals. The financial education topic How Businesses Obtain Credit.

In this workshop, business owners will learn the value of creditworthiness and how to maintain a good business credit score. They’ll also discover the documents necessary to make a successful application for a business loan.

About BBVA BBVA’s Center for Financial Education is an initiative to create opportunities for over 15,000 people in 2020 by helping them increase their financial knowledge. Through financial education workshops focused on personal finance, homeownership and small business, BBVA Financial Capability Coaches promote the importance of financial health and share expertise with communities.

dec 15Setting up your bookkeeping is a great way to set the foundation for your business. Join this session and learn how to track your financial transactions and establish good practices for your record-keeping including, cash versus accrual, recording transactions, depreciation, accounts payable, and accounts receivable.


Are you seeking funding for your small business but are unsure of where to begin? With all the options available for small businesses today, it's normal to feel overwhelmed! The Larimer SBDC is bringing together several types of funding sources for you to ask questions and get answers.

Funding Sources

Micro lenders


Commercial Banking

In this unique event, we will have representatives from each of the categories above do a short introduction of their funding source. After this short introduction, there will be a speed-dating style format so you can determine the right source for you. Come prepared with your questions and get answers directly from the funding experts!

Our Moderator:

Mike O'Connell
Larimer SBDC Senior Director


Watch now! Presenter Austin Smith from Timberline Bank provides updated information about the PPP program and how to apply for and maximize your loan forgiveness.

Please click the Register Online button below and sign-in to the SBDC registration system. Once you are finished, scroll down to the page to view the webinar link.


Financial Health - The LifeBlood of Your Business - Michele Hodde Description: Equip small business owners with an understanding of the key financial metrics important to managing their business in an understandable way for non-financial types.

Section Objectives: 

Be able to assess the financial health of your business Understand how to go about prioritizing areas for improvement- analyze profits by employee, product, and customer type Understand what scenario planning is and why it is beneficial Understand the benefits of establishing a routine financial review and how it will enable you to anticipate and be proactive to changes in your business including weathering a recession What Participants Will Learn: Basic Understanding of key financial statements, percentages, burn rate, and Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) relative to standards for select business types Guidelines for how to structure your financial reports to identify changing conditions and drive decision making and reallocation of funds. Tactics to get more profit out of your business – especially important in downturns. Learn best practices to keep your finger on the pulse of your business over time and anticipate changes. How to have the right financial information to support debt financing when needed.

Speaker(s): Michele Hodde - Central Mountain SBDC counselor and BS Aerospace Engineering, MBA, Realtor with 30+ years experience across multiple industries and sized companies from start-up to global companies. Co-founder of a capital intensive start-up manufacturing company.

Co-Sponsor(s): Chaffee, Lake & Park Counties, Central Mountain SBDC, West Central SBDC and Northwest Colorado SBDC.

If you have any trouble viewing this on-demand workshop please call Jamie at 719-221-0374 or email