Getting Started

The Hidden Money

There are so many opportunities available to female entrepreneurs, but we don’t know where to look for them. If we don’t take advantage of these opportunities, in the form of grants, contracts, government programs, and private sector resources that specifically target women, we are leaving money on the table. The SELF MADE movement is here to fill this knowledge gap, so that we can all go find the hidden money in America!

Billion Dollar Blind Spot: How the U.S. Tax Code’s Small Business Expenditures Impact Women Business Owners

“Taxation plays a key role in the survival and growth of small businesses, primarily through its effect on equity infusion. The major source of equity capital for expansion of a business is reinvested profits. The amount of tax the business must pay determines the amount of money available for growth and expansion.” – U.S. Dep’t of Commerce, Interagency Task Force ...

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8 Different Ways to Access Hidden Money in Your Life

If someone told you there was a stash of cash laying around in your house somewhere, would you not do everything in your power to find it? Well, we’re here to tell you there is. It may not be a wad of hundreds neatly bundled in crisp new bills with a pink bow tied around it, but believe us when ...

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In the News: Money Begins with Mentorship & Making Yourself Known

Find Your Female Spirit Animal

When it comes to business, it’s not just a man’s world. There are so many female idols we can model ourselves after and learn from, and we don’t even have to meet them in person!

Can’t find a female role model? As Nely tells it, a mentor doesn’t necessarily have to impact you in person. They can ...

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In the News: Money Begins with Mentorship & Making Yourself Known

Find Your Female Spirit Animal

When it comes to business, it’s not just a man’s world. There are so many female idols we can model ourselves after and learn from, and we don’t even have to meet them in person!

Can’t find a female role model? As Nely tells it, a mentor doesn’t necessarily have to impact you in person. They can ...

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