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Bureau of Labor and Statistics
Find employment and labor market statistics, economic information, and the consumer price index.

Currency Converter
Online currency converter provides the current rates of exchange for any sum of money.

FREDMT.org
Financial Resource Education Database in Montana provides reliable, comprehensive financial education resources on topics including financial planning, credit repair, retirement, and more.

Investing for the Long Run
A free guide with strategies and solutions to help you shape up your personal finances. Compliments of your library and Morningstar.

Morningstar*
Let Morningstar help you make smart investment decisions. Find a stock or fund to meet your needs, research current or prospective holdings, or see how your investments fit together.

Small Business Administration
U.S. Government website providing information on starting a business, finding and managing loans and grants, contracting, and more.

Thomas Register
Find manufacturers, distributors and service providers--from Actuators to Zirconium and everything in between.  Includes 67,000 searchable categories, downloadable CAD drawings, and breaking industrial news and information.

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Search patents and trademarks, research patent law, and access patent and trademark forms.

Yahoo Finance
Research stocks, use financial planning tools, and read the latest financial news

Western Montana InBusiness Monthly
Up-to-date news and information on Western Montana businesses.

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Missoula Business Resources

BusinessUSA
BusinessUSA implements a "no wrong door" approach for small businesses and exporters by using technology to quickly connect businesses to the services and information relevant to them, regardless of where the information is located or which agency's website, call center, or office they go to for help.

Missoula Area Chamber of Commerce
Local business news, directory, and advocacy, community calendar, relocation information and more.

Missoula Business License
All of the information and forms you need to apply for a Missoula business license.

Missoula Businesswomen's Network
Encourages professional development of business and professional women, creates public awareness of the contributions of women in the community, and fosters interaction among women leaders.

Missoula Convention & Visitor's Bureau
Find out where to eat, stay, and play in Missoula, as well as information on planning your next meeting or convention.

Missoula Downtown Association
A non-profit organization dedicated to promoting, supporting and enhancing the vitality of downtown Missoula. Includes 400 business and individual members and works to attract people Downtown through events, visual improvements, and a sense of community.

Small Business Development Center
Offers entrepreneurial training opportunities and free one-on-one consulting for Montanans in the areas of writing a business plan, budgeting, identifying markets, estimating expansion costs, preparing for bank loans, and more.

Sustainable Business Council
Provides education and technical assistance to help businesses, organizations, and individuals in Montana adopt sustainable practices that protect and enhance the environment, the region’s economy, and our local communities.