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Aug 2011

Monday, August 8, 2011

Welcome to the Member Blog!

by Carol | Members Blog

Discuss finance issues with the Fun with Financials member community. Learn about upcoming member webinars & teleconferences.

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Wednesday, August 10, 2011

GJ Entry #1: Welcome to the General Journal Blog!

by Carol | General Journal

The General Journal is the place to discuss important issues in social justice finance. And to get tips, tools, and event announcements.

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Monday, August 15, 2011

Screencast: Keeping Cashflow Up to Date

by Carol | Members Blog

This screencast shows you how to keep your cashflow spreadsheet up to date.

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Wednesday, August 17, 2011

GJ Entry #2: Managing Cashflow when Money is Tight

by Carol | General Journal

When funds are low, this Cashflow spreadsheet will help you manage your cash.

Click to Download Cashflow Spreadsheet

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Monday, August 22, 2011

Screencast: Updating your Grant Tracking Spreadsheet

by Carol | Members Blog

Watch this screencast to learn how to keep your grant tracking spreadsheet up to date.

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Wednesday, August 24, 2011

GJ Entry #3: The 3 Keys to Financial Health: 1) Don't Borrow from your Future

by Carol | General Journal

Over the next three weeks, you'll learn the three key's to your organization's financial health.

1)   Don’t borrow from your future by spending grant funds too quickly. 

But it’s a lot harder to accomplish in practice.

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Monday, August 29, 2011

What one thing could make your job easier?

by Carol | Members Blog

Staff that turn in credit card receipts. Timesheets turned in on time. Quickbooks automatically tracking Unrestricted & Temp Restricted Net Assets separately on the balance sheet. Which one of these would make your finance job easier? Take our member poll.

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Wednesday, August 31, 2011

GJ Entry #4: 3 Keys to Financial Health: 2) Build Reserves in Good Times for Use in Hard Times

by Carol | General Journal

This is part 2 of the 3 Keys to Financial Health series. You can read part 1, Don't Borrow from Your Future here.

2) Build reserves in good times, so that you can use them in hard times.

But how do we know when the good times are? Obviously, “good times” is a relative term.

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