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!

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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Mar 01, 2021

The Top Reasons You Can’t Get Your Finances in Order — And How To Fix Them

Here are some top reasons why you can't get your finances organized and what to do about it.

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Feb 23, 2021

What is credit monitoring, and how does it work?

What is credit monitoring, and how does it work?

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Jan 19, 2021

5 Ways the New Stimulus Bill May Help Your Small Business

5 Ways the New Stimulus Bill May Help Your Small Business

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Jan 15, 2021

New PPP Loans/Grants: How to Qualify and Apply

New PPP Loans/Grants: How to Qualify and Apply

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Jan 14, 2021

New $10,000 EIDL Grants: Do You Qualify?

New $10,000 EIDL Grants: Do You Qualify?

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Jan 07, 2021

Congress approved $284B for more PPP loans. Will it be enough?

Congress approved $284B for more PPP loans. Will it be enough?

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Nov 09, 2020

Election Day is over, should you apply for PPP forgiveness? Experts talk timeline

The election is over...should you apply for PPP forgiveness?

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Sep 28, 2020

Small Business Lending Update

I caught up with Jim Blasingame on his daily radio show to talk about what's happening in small business lending now.

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Sep 25, 2020

Businesses have credit scores too

Here's why your credit scores are important if you have a small business... and how to check yours.

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