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How do I start a credit repair business?

I was considering starting a non-profit home-based credit repair service. Where should I start?
Tim Berry answered June 18, 2007
URL: http://www.entrepreneur.com/answer/220856
I can't tell you step-by-step how to start a credit repair business, from home or not, because I've never done it and I don't know that business. I can however point you to a lot of very good general information about starting your business.
As for your specifics, find someone who's already in that business, somebody whose advice you can trust, and ask them to help. Specifics are very important, there is no substitute for experience, and usually there are people somewhere who would be willing to help you. Sometimes what it costs is the price of lunch. Do some web searches too. Don't be afraid to search for "starting a credit repair business"   because even though you'll get a lot of useless leads, you may find something that helps. Keep asking questions. Don't start the business until you're comfortable with what you can reasonably expect. Finally, my area of expertise, do a business plan. You'll be glad you did.
Tim Berry is the chairman of Eugene, Ore.-Palo Alto Software, which produces business-planning software,
He founded Bplans.com and wrote The Plan-As-You-Go Business Plan, published by Entrepreneur Press. Berry is also a co-founder of HavePresence.com, a leader in a local angel-investment group and a judge of international business-plan competitions.