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5 Fundamentals for Protecting Your Identity and Your Privacy
Identity Theft

5 Fundamentals for Protecting Your Identity and Your Privacy

A few easy steps will make you much safer from online crooks.
Jason Hanson
10 Steps to Establish and Build Credit for Your New Startup
Credit

10 Steps to Establish and Build Credit for Your New Startup

Good credit starts with something as simple as securing an EIN -- and paying your bills on time.
Jonathan Long
When It Comes to Loans, Some Financial Startups Think People's Facebook Profile Is More Important Than Their Credit Score
Finance

When It Comes to Loans, Some Financial Startups Think People's Facebook Profile Is More Important Than Their Credit Score

Many startups are making decisions about a customer's credit record using non-traditional data.
8 Times When It's OK to Ding Your Credit Score (Infographic)
Credit Cards

8 Times When It's OK to Ding Your Credit Score (Infographic)

There are times with credit utilization when losing a little ultimately gains you a lot.
Brad Wilson
The Secret Credit Score Every Business Owner Should Know About, and How to Build Yours
Small Business Finance

The Secret Credit Score Every Business Owner Should Know About, and How to Build Yours

It's really, really, important. So, learn what it means to your company's future.
Kari Luckett
Busting 5 Myths About Small-Business Lending
Small Business Financing

Busting 5 Myths About Small-Business Lending

The crucial funding you need is available and not just from angels and VCs.
Jared Hecht
Red Flags and Red Herrings in Job Applicants' Credit Reports
Credit Scores

Red Flags and Red Herrings in Job Applicants' Credit Reports

Is your applicant just down on his or her luck or irresponsible? Here's how to find out.
Steven Richmond
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
This Startup Wants to Change the Way Credit Scores Are Calculated
Radicals & Visionaries

This Startup Wants to Change the Way Credit Scores Are Calculated

RevolutionCredit says the current method of determining a person's creditworthiness is 'inadequate and insufficient.'
Cadie Thompson
How to Build Great Credit for Your Fledgling Startup
Finance

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.
How a Good Credit Score Can Save You More Than $100,000
Finance

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.
Brittney Castro
Finance

How to Fix Mistakes on Your Credit Report

Are the errors you find while reviewing your credit reports fixable? Some are, and one personal finance expert outlines the steps you can take to correct the problems.
Jason R. Rich
Finance

9 Strategies for Improving Your Credit Rating

Start cleaning up your credit rating and improving your credit scores with these smart tips from a personal finance expert.
Finance

Entrepreneurs Suspect Credit-Rehab Service Misled Them

A close look into Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp., a credit-management firm, has turned up troubling facts, according to a published report.
Brian Patrick Eha