Gerri Detweiler's Credit Blog

Here you'll find my latest podcasts and new articles. And, as always, I am happy to answer your credit questions!

May 04, 2022

Tips to Make Balance Transfers Work for Your Business

Tips to Make Balance Transfers Work for Your Business

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Mar 28, 2022

5 Ways to Keep Medical Debt From Killing Your Credit

5 Ways to Keep Medical Debt From Killing Your Credit

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Mar 23, 2022

Business Owners: Here's How To Stop Missing Out On Credit Card Rewards

These apps make it easy to maximize credit card rewards.

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Mar 22, 2022

The Impact of Federal Reserve Interest Rate Changes on Small Business

Fed Raises Interest Rates: How Will It Impact Small Business Owners?

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Nov 24, 2021

I Was a Victim of Business Identity Theft—And It Can Happen to You, Too

I was a victim of business and personal identity theft. Here's what happened.

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Nov 22, 2021

Don’t Fall For This Small Business Loan Scam

Don't fall for this small business loan scam!

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Oct 01, 2021

Financing & Credit for Your Small Business

Mark Struczewski "Mr. Productivity" and I talked about how business owners can set their business up for success in this conversation about business credit and financing. Hope you find it helpful!

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Sep 30, 2021

How Small Business Owners Can Use Credit Cards to Stay Afloat

How Small Business Owners Can Use Credit Cards to Stay Afloat

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Jun 21, 2021

Can you remove an accurate late payment from your credit report?

Removing late payments from your credit report can be difficult if the information is accurate. However, my friend and colleague Garit Boothe managed to get a late payment removed using a goodwill letter. Here's how he did it:

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Jun 17, 2021

Want to Launch a Business? Here’s a Step-by-Step Startup Checklist

Starting a business? (Or know someone who is?) Here's a checklist I created for Startup Nation that can help you get off to the right start!

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Jun 02, 2021

How Fast Can You Get a Credit Card?

Receiving a physical card in the mail takes a week or two, but virtual access could come faster.

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May 31, 2021

Building and Improving Your Credit

How do you build credit without going into debt? What are the biggest myths about credit scores? And why should you NOT fudge on your taxes if you are an entrepreneur? This was one of my favorite podcast interviews this year and I hope you find it helpful as well! (Note that we start talking about small business financing but we also talk about consumer credit scores.)

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May 28, 2021

How Can I Spend My EIDL?

In my second interview with Jim Blasingame, we talk about EIDL and how to use this loan correctly to your advantage.

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May 25, 2021

Debt Consolidaton for Small Business Owners

Is your business struggling with daily or weekly payment financing? In this episode, Small Business Advocate Jim Blasingame talk about options for consolidating debt.

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Mar 17, 2021

How Our Businesses Will Continue To Move Forward Post-Pandemic

How Small Businesses Will Continue to Move Forward Post Pandemic

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