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4 Things You Should Know About Business Credit Cards
Small Business Credit

4 Things You Should Know About Business Credit Cards

Choosing a credit card can be tough, but it can be even more difficult for business owners who are unfamiliar with the business-credit landscape.
Kari Luckett
Oops, IOU? How the World's First Modern Credit Card Was Invented.
History

Oops, IOU? How the World's First Modern Credit Card Was Invented.

The scrappy entrepreneur who created the credit card, as legend has it, might have experienced an embarrassing situation that led to inspiration.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Moody's: Cyber Attacks Are a Growing Risk for Corporate Credit
Cybersecurity

Moody's: Cyber Attacks Are a Growing Risk for Corporate Credit

The ratings agency says it does not 'explicitly incorporate' cyber attack risk in its analysis, but is paying more attention to it.
Vouch: The First Social Network for Credit
VC

Vouch: The First Social Network for Credit

Personal endorsements power a consumer lending network.
Should You Extend Credit to Your Customers?
Starting a Business

Should You Extend Credit to Your Customers?

A too-lenient credit policy can break your business, while one that's too strict can scare customers away. Here's how to craft a credit policy that's just right.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
4 Ways Stock-Market Volatility Affects Every Business
Stocks

4 Ways Stock-Market Volatility Affects Every Business

Entrepreneurs and small-business owners need to pay attention to market swings, whether they like it or not.
Ray Hennessey
How to Make Debt Work For You
Debt

How to Make Debt Work For You

Taking on debt comes down to its cost of capital and how you plan to use your borrowed funds.
Steph Wagner
Uber in Talks With Banks for $1 Billion Credit Line
Uber

Uber in Talks With Banks for $1 Billion Credit Line

About six to seven banks are expected to be part of the facility, according to a report.
8 Ways to Build Your Company's Credit
Tax Center

8 Ways to Build Your Company's Credit

A good credit score can help you land loans, financing and better interest rates for your business.
Mark J. Kohler
7 Ways to Build and Improve Your Personal Credit Score
Tax Center

7 Ways to Build and Improve Your Personal Credit Score

You can help build your business's credit by making sure your personal credit score is top-notch. These seven tips can help.
Mark J. Kohler
What You Need to Know About Credit Lines
Ask the Money Guy

What You Need to Know About Credit Lines

Our expert tells whether you need a line of credit and how big that line should be.
5 Tips for Using Credit Wisely to Boost Holiday Sales
Credit

5 Tips for Using Credit Wisely to Boost Holiday Sales

Done prudently, helping customers to buy now and pay later is a sound strategy for maximizing sales.
Steve Allocca
6 Skills Remarkable Leaders Execute Better
Control What You Can

6 Skills Remarkable Leaders Execute Better

To be an exceptional leader these days, you do not need a new set of characteristics. You simply need to execute the traditional ones at a higher level.
Peter Gasca
U.S. Small-Business Confidence Declined in September, NFIB Says
NFIB

U.S. Small-Business Confidence Declined in September, NFIB Says

More owners said they expected a slowdown in profits and sales, tightening credit conditions and a harder time filling job openings.