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You Suck at Money, So Never Mingle Business and Personal Expenses
Personal Finance

You Suck at Money, So Never Mingle Business and Personal Expenses

If you don't keep personal and business book accounts separate, neither will your creditors or the IRS if things go badly.
John Rampton
5 Main Reasons Banks Turn Down Small-Business Owners for Loans
Small Business Lending

5 Main Reasons Banks Turn Down Small-Business Owners for Loans

It was never easy for smaller businesses to get loans when they needed them most and it has only gotten harder since the recession.
John Rampton
8 Ways Your Poor Personal Credit May Negatively Impact Your Business
Credit

8 Ways Your Poor Personal Credit May Negatively Impact Your Business

Think you've covered your bases by keeping your business money separate from your personal money? Think again.
Peter Daisyme
This Money Issue Haunts Entrepreneurs and Could Put You Out of Business
Credit

This Money Issue Haunts Entrepreneurs and Could Put You Out of Business

A startup founder has made it his mission to help others navigate the often confusing realm of loans and debt.
Lydia Belanger
4 Reasons Your Personal Credit is Killing Your Business
Credit

4 Reasons Your Personal Credit is Killing Your Business

Learn how you can keep your credit score under control.
Due
Funding Your Business: Building Credit and More
Startup Financing

Funding Your Business: Building Credit and More

Even if you are dealing with less than perfect credit, there are more options than ever for entrepreneurs to fund their new businesses.
Lucinda Honeycutt
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