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Kara Cermak, CMCA®, AMS®, PCAM®

* Over 26 years of community association management experience * Holds CMCA®, AMS®, PCAM® designations * Board Member of the CAI National Board of Trustees * Member of CAI National’s Community Association Managers Council * LCAM (Licensed Community Association Manager) FL/IL * Served two terms on the Community Association Managers Council previously and has been a member of CAI®’s National Faculty for eight years * In 2016, was awarded The Influential Women in Business Award from the Daily Herald's Business Ledger
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Budgeting for Board Members

Posted by Kara Cermak, CMCA®, AMS®, PCAM® on Sep 8, 2021 9:40:00 AM

Budgeting is often considered one of the more challenging parts of community management. However, I want to flip that script and consider that it can be one of the best tools to plan for your year ahead, and it can be fun learning so much about your community. But everyone should participate because, as I always like to say, we can do whatever we want to do in the short and long term, but we have to pay for it. So there’s a balancing act. Here are some tips to help you in the process:

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Topics: HOA | Condo Management Services, HOA | Condo Board Responsibilities and Education, HOA | Condo Financial

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