MMI Releases Free eBook for SMB Owners to Better Manage Personal Finances – Small Business Trends

Houston (PRESS RELEASE – May 19, 2011) – Money Management International (MMI), the nation’s largest nonprofit credit counseling agency, announces the release of its latest eBook, The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Personal Finance, which is designed to help small business owners better manage personal finances.

With this eBook, small business owners will have the opportunity to explore these topics:

  • discover if owning a small business is right for you;
  • learn how to turn your ideas into a business plan;
  • understand the difference between personal credit and business credit;
  • find ways to fund a small business; and
  • get relevant information on self-employment taxes.

The free eBook is released just in time for National Small Business Week – an event recognizing the nation’s top entrepreneurs. This year’s event is slated for May 16 to 20, 2011, and will commence in Washington, D.C.

In addition to The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Personal Finance, MMI is offering a free webinar on May 17, 2011, called Small Business Primer: Credit Report and Scores. The webinar will teach participants how to order a free credit report, how a credit score is calculated, how to dispute inaccurate information, how to understand credit scores, and how to improve a credit rating.

“Owning a small business is one of the most financially empowering business ventures a person can establish for themselves,” said Kim McGrigg, national spokesperson for MMI. “MMI is committed to helping people realize their dream of financial security.”

To download the free eBook, visit – click on Resources – then eBooks. Visit the National Small Business Week website at for a list of events and schedule.

About Money Management International

Money Management International (MMI) is a nonprofit, full-service credit-counseling agency providing confidential financial guidance, financial education, counseling and debt management assistance to consumers since 1958. MMI helps consumers trim their expenses, develop a spending plan and repay debts. Counseling is available by appointment in branch offices and 24/7 by telephone and Internet. Services are available in English or Spanish.

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