Today’s money tip focuses on local resources that benefit small businesses. The Fall River Area Chamber of Commerce and Industry is an organization that offers its members many outlets to help promote their businesses, including networking events and special marketing opportunities. They also offer free technical assistance and training seminars. For free and confidential business advice, talk with the Massachusetts Small Business Development Center. Their professionals are great resources to utilize when you are faced with tough business decisions. Chances are, at some point you will need to utilize other businesses – maybe for accounting services, insurance or tax advice. Before working with anyone, check with the better business bureau. They can help you find trusted business partners in your area. And of course, don’t forget to contact your local bank. They often hold seminars on relevant financial topics – this is a great, no-cost way to learn more and grow your business.