Credit The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Credit en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Fri, 05 Sep 2014 19:02:00 GMT How to Measure Your Company's Overall Financial Health (Infographic) A new study also found that female- and minority-owned ventures are far less likely to be in good financial health than their male-owned, non-minority counterparts. Fri, 05 Sep 2014 19:02:00 GMT Geoff Weiss 3 Startups Offer New 'Microloan' Options for Entrepreneurs With Big Ambitions Big banks aren't so good with small loans. There are new options available for getting financing with minimal hassle on friendly terms. Tue, 05 Aug 2014 19:00:00 GMT Kari Luckett PayPal's Small Business Lending Program Expands More than 20,000 businesses have borrowed more than $150 million in PayPal Working Capital loans since the pilot program launched in September. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 20:54:00 GMT Laura Entis Has Access to Capital Really Improved for Entrepreneurs? (Infographic) A look at the financing landscape for business owners, plus some tips for finding alternative funding opportunities. Tue, 18 Mar 2014 12:00:00 GMT David Nilssen Where Startup Funding Really Comes From (Infographic) 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. Wed, 20 Nov 2013 14:15:00 GMT Laura Entis How to Build Great Credit for Your Fledgling Startup Young entrepreneurs have the challenge of raising funds on little to no credit history. Here's how to overcome this obstacle. Tue, 19 Nov 2013 12:30:00 GMT Odysseas Papadimitriou How a Good Credit Score Can Save You More Than $100,000 Your credit score is important when it comes to managing your personal finances. Here's how to take better control of it. Mon, 07 Oct 2013 11:30:00 GMT Brittney Castro U.S. Consumer Getting Stronger, Loan Delinquencies Continue to Fall U.S. consumers continued to pay down debt in the first quarter of 2013 as household wealth rose above its pre-recession peak. Tue, 09 Jul 2013 10:45:00 GMT Paige Gance 10 Questions to Ask Before Applying for a Bank Loan Here are some of the key issues to consider before starting your application. Mon, 08 Jul 2013 03:00:00 GMT Lisa Girard Why Consumer Credit Matters to Small Businesses (Opinion) Washington's recent efforts to protect consumers may be hampering small-business growth. Thu, 14 Mar 2013 11:00:00 GMT Scott Shane Tough Credit Conditions Predicted for the Remainder of 2013 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. Wed, 20 Feb 2013 13:30:00 GMT Cheryl Winokur Munk Small Businesses Borrow More, But Should They? An uptick in small-business lending may mean entrepreneurs will start hiring in 2012, or they might just sit on their cash. Mon, 05 Mar 2012 06:01:00 GMT Carol Tice Do You Know What's In Your Business Credit File? Why managing your business credit score is more important than you may think. Tue, 14 Feb 2012 14:31:00 GMT Mikal E. Belicove The Home-Equity Credit Crunch (Opinion) How home price declines have contributed to tight credit for small businesses. Tue, 03 Jan 2012 07:02:00 GMT Scott Shane How to Weigh Your Options When Deciding on Financial Products Household brands like Office Depot, Sam's Club and Google are offering financial products, but are they the way to go for your business? Mon, 05 Dec 2011 10:00:00 GMT Gwen Moran Five Ways to Build Business Credit Consider these options to start building an enviable credit history for your small business. Thu, 25 Aug 2011 10:00:00 GMT Kelly K. Spors Four Rules for Business Credit Consider these tips for rebuilding your financial track record. Fri, 18 Feb 2011 00:01:00 GMT Glenn Croston