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Offering Credit to New Customers

Never get burned again with these three tips for checking credit.

This story appears in the October 2005 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Q: How do I determine if a customer is creditworthy?

A: Offering to a new customer almost always prompts concern. The last thing you want is to provide goods or services for which you don't get paid. Here are three things you can do to make sure you don't get burned:

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