Gerri Detweiler

Gerri Detweiler is Education Director for Nav. Known as a financing and credit expert, she has been interviewed in more than 4000 news stories, and answered over 10,000 credit questions online. Her articles have been widely syndicated on sites such as MSN, Forbes, and MarketWatch. She is the author or coauthor of five books, including Finance Your Own Business: Get on the Financing Fast Track. She has testified before Congress on consumer credit legislation.

Articles by Gerri Detweiler


7 Best Business Credit Card Welcome Offers Right Now

If you’re like most entrepreneurs, you’ve been too busy this past year dealing with a crazy economy to worry about …


Sergeant Built: Nav $5000 Small Business Grant Winner

Joel McCoy started Sergeant Built in 2020 to bring custom, high-end carpentry services to the local Seattle community. McCoy is …


JW Equine Services Wins Nav’s $10,000 Small Business Grant

A passion for her business and a clear plan to put her grant money to good use to grow it …


Small Business Loans in Michigan

There are many reasons why small businesses thrive in Michigan, including a skilled workforce in cities such as Detroit, Lansing …


Business Loans for Self-Employed

Self-employed individuals, whether they are independent contractors, gig workers or small business owners, often face challenges getting small business loans. …


5 Places to Get Answers to PPP and EIDL Questions

Covid relief loans, such as the Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) and Paycheck Protection Plan (PPP) loans, have provided millions of …


Small Business Loans in Florida

A small business loan can help your Florida-based small business take advantage of opportunities as well as navigate cash flow …


Brewery Financing & Loans

Starting and running a brewery business can be expensive, with start-up costs that can easily top $1 million or more. …


Daycare Loans: Child Care Business Funding

Starting or growing a daycare business can cost thousands, or tens of thousands, of dollars (or more) depending on the size …