Small Business Essentials

  • Quick and easy-to-understand playlists with lots of topics
  • Tips to put into action
  • Strategies to improve your finances
Quick and easy-to-understand playlists with lots of topics
Tips to put into action
Strategies to improve your finances

Ways to help run your small business!

Welcome to WCCU’s Financial Education Center.  Simply, choose one of the topics below and start learning. You can also create your own playlist based on your specific needs.

If you have questions or more complicated financial concerns, WCCU has Certified Financial Counselors on our staff that are trained to help you find the solutions you need.


Developing a Business Plan

Learn about the components of a business plan and how to create one that communicates your business’ financial future and health. (5 min)


Business Financial Statements

Learn about the three most important financial statements: balance sheets, profit and loss statements, and cash flow reports. (5 min)


How Businesses Obtain Credit

Learn what’s needed to obtain credit, so that you’re better prepared when you’re ready to apply. (4 min)


How Businesses Use Credit

Learn about the different types of credit that can support your business operations. (4 min)


Small Business Banking Services

Learn about the services financial institutions provide to support small businesses. (5 min)


Financial Wellbeing for Entrepreneurs

Learn more about the financial basics of entrepreneurship. (10 min)

Westerly Community Credit Union is a full-service credit union with Rhode Island branches in Westerly, Richmond and Wakefield.

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