Building Business Credit – Gerri Detweiler

Do you know what your business’ credit rating is, and how that impacts your potential for business credit?

Do you know that identify theft can happen to your business just as easily, if not more so, than for you personally? Our guest today can help you control what you can control.

Credit expert Gerri Detweiler is education director for Nav, which provides business owners with simple tools to build strong business credit and match them to financing. She’s been interviewed in more than 4000 news stories and answered over 10,000 credit questions online. Her articles have been widely syndicated, and she is the author or coauthor of five books, including Finance Your Own Business: Get on the Financing Fast Track. She has hosted her own radio show and testified before Congress on consumer credit legislation.

In this episode we talk about the importance of lining up credit before you need it, the three core steps you need to take to ensure you are ready to apply for a business loan, the connection between your personal credit worthiness and that of your small business and more. This episode will prompt every small business owner to take positive steps today to adequately prepare for the future.

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