News and Articles About Credit
Big banks aren't so good with small loans. There are new options available for getting financing with minimal hassle on friendly terms.
More than 20,000 businesses have borrowed more than $150 million in PayPal Working Capital loans since the pilot program launched in September.
A look at the financing landscape for business owners, plus some tips for finding alternative funding opportunities.
The sector created an estimated 11,000 new establishments and 150,000-plus jobs in 2013, outpacing the overall U.S. economy in business formation and job growth.
VCs and angel investors get a lot of attention, but personal loans and credit, followed by investments from friends and family, are the top funding sources for startups.
Young entrepreneurs have the challenge of raising funds on little to no credit history. Here's how to overcome this obstacle.
Your credit score is important when it comes to managing your personal finances. Here's how to take better control of it.
U.S. consumers continued to pay down debt in the first quarter of 2013 as household wealth rose above its pre-recession peak.
Here are some of the key issues to consider before starting your application.
Start cleaning up your credit rating and improving your credit scores with these smart tips from a personal finance expert.
A close look into Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp., a credit-management firm, has turned up troubling facts, according to a published report.
Not everything in your credit history has to show up on your credit report. Here's how to convince your creditors to remove or modify negative information.
Washington's recent efforts to protect consumers may be hampering small-business growth.
Findings from Moody's Analytics shows that small-business credit quality dropped in the fourth quarter of 2012, but predicts a better outlook for 2014.
An uptick in small-business lending may mean entrepreneurs will start hiring in 2012, or they might just sit on their cash.
Why managing your business credit score is more important than you may think.
How home price declines have contributed to tight credit for small businesses.
Household brands like Office Depot, Sam's Club and Google are offering financial products, but are they the way to go for your business?
Mike Michalowicz, author of The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur, on when and how business owners should offer credit to customers. His advice: Start with small amounts to build a history and reward good behavior, but also enforce penalties on late payers.
Consider these options to start building an enviable credit history for your small business.
Mike Michalowicz, author of The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur, shares four tips on building business credit and improving your credit score.
Consider these tips for rebuilding your financial track record.