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What Really Impacts Your FICO Score?

April 17, 2019,

Small business owners must monitor their FICO scores and take these actions to help build a strong personal credit history.

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6 Grave Mistakes You’re Making with Your Business Credit Card

April 17, 2019,

Securing a credit card for your business can be a great way to build up your credit score. Look at the 6 biggest mistakes owners make with their credit cards.

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Does My Age Matter When I Apply for a Business Loan?

April 10, 2019,

Learn why the age and depth of your business credit profile can affect your ability to get a loan—and strategies to help you build a strong credit profile.

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Treat Investor Meetings Like a Sales Pitch

April 5, 2019,

Want to increase your success when pitching to potential investors? Learn how to tweak your approach — “selling an idea” rather than “asking for money”.

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25 Small Business Loan Terms You Need to Know

April 3, 2019,

Read these 25 terms and phrases to help you understand the language of small business lending and likely make the conversation you have with a loan officer less intimidating.

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Five Factors Angels Look for in an Investment Opportunity

March 31, 2019,

Before contacting angel investors, understand what they look for, so you approach the right angel groups and provide them with the information they need

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The Documents You Need When Applying for a Loan

March 18, 2019,

Depending upon your lender and the loan type, you will need several documents. This list helps speed up the process and increase your chances for approval.

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Does Your Small Business Need an Angel?

March 18, 2019,

Angel investors get their name from their supportive nature. Learn the pros and consequences of tapping into this resource.

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Is a Microloan Right for You?

March 15, 2019,

Many business owners are turning to microloans. Microloans are small loans, typically ranging from as little as a few hundred dollars to as much as $50,000.

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Improving Your Business Credit Score

Learn how the 3 major business credit reporting bureaus, Dunn & Bradstreet, Equifax, and Experian focus on slightly different aspects of your business credit profile. Read more

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Worst Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make With Investors

Entrepreneurs who made early mistakes but went on to successfully launch and grow businesses point to these classic investor mistakes that can torpedo even the best business plans. Read more

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