Government and School District Focused
Build a brighter future for your municipality or public entity by utilizing our extensive library of planning-focused resources. Each video, whitepaper, and article is here to help you and your planning team create, maintain, and execute your financial plans better, with or without Synopsis. Have an idea that you would like to see covered? Reach out to us here.
Videos & Webcasts
Our video resources cover a plethora of topics including local government financial planning challenges and discussions with municipal finance directors.
Property Tax Resiliency
Can You Afford a No Tax Increase
Property taxes are a key source of revenue for local government. In this video, we will cover how property tax revenues are affected by economic scenariosWatch Now
New Growth Projections
Finding the New Boundaries of Your Financial Reality
See how the growth assumptions related to various revenue streams and expense categories are quickly altered to show a more comprehensive view of the future.Watch Now
Budget Revision Impacts
Predicting Long-Term Consequences of Short Term Decisions
In this video, we show how Synopsis allows users to easily update budget assumptions that directly connect to financial graphs and chartsWatch Now
We have harnessed the knowledge of industry leaders to produce whitepapers that will accelerate your understanding of financial planning.
Local Government Impacts and Responses to COVID-19
Like other periods of economic strain and distress, government leaders charting a course through COVID-19 must evaluate the trade off between maintaining essential public services and instituting austere measures to ensure long-term financial sustainability.Read Now
Best Practices in Fund Balance
Public officials are expected to maintain a stable set of public services throughout any economic life cycle. Learn what constitutes an appropriate fund balance and the benefits of maintaining accessible funds in this unique Synopsis whitepaper.Read Now
Articles & Infographics
Get quick financial planning takeaways and best practices with the below articles and infographics.
Download this 2 page PDF to understand how Synopsis could benefit your local government, municipality, or school district. Easy to share with colleagues, finance directors, or council members!Download the Overview
5 Ways to Potentially Boost Your Credit Rating
Learn how proper forecasting techniques coupled with understanding and communicating rating agency expectations could potentially boost your public entity's credit rating.Read Now
5 Best Practices in Municipal Financial Planning
The Great Recession may be behind us, but local governments continue to grapple with unbalanced operating budgets and inadequate reserves.Read Now