Here you'll find my latest podcasts and new articles. And, as always, I am happy to answer your credit questions!
APR is like MPH. Here's how to understand it.
Best businesses to start over 60
Tips to Make Balance Transfers Work for Your Business
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5 Ways to Keep Medical Debt From Killing Your Credit
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These apps make it easy to maximize credit card rewards.
Continue reading "Business Owners: Here's How To Stop Missing Out On Credit Card Rewards"
Fed Raises Interest Rates: How Will It Impact Small Business Owners?
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I was a victim of business and personal identity theft. Here's what happened.
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Don't fall for this small business loan scam!
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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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How Small Business Owners Can Use Credit Cards to Stay Afloat
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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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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!
Continue reading "Want to Launch a Business? Here’s a Step-by-Step Startup Checklist"
Receiving a physical card in the mail takes a week or two, but virtual access could come faster.
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.)
In my second interview with Jim Blasingame, we talk about EIDL and how to use this loan correctly to your advantage.