Warwick, R.I.—The Jewelers Board of Trade and Accounting for Jewelers are offering a free online seminar next week on budgeting.

“How to Develop an Annual Budget” is scheduled to take place Tuesday, Nov. 6 from 2 to 3 p.m. EST. More information on how to participate is available to those who register; visit Register.GoToWebinar.com to do so.

The purpose of the session is to help jewelers create a detailed and realistic budget for their businesses that can help them operate within their means, plan ahead, measure performance and, ultimately, turn a profit.

“Our purpose is to inspire creativity for jewelry business owners by relieving stress and providing focus,” said Mariel Diaz, a GIA graduate gemologist, German-trained gemstone carver and second generation classically trained metalsmith who started Accounting for Jewelers a decade ago.

“We establish simple and efficient operations for bookkeeping that result in reliable and timely reporting, compliance and data-driven decisions for a better quality of life.”

The webinar is free and open to all in the industry who would like to participate.

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