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


Do You Need a Business Bank Account If You’re Self-Employed?

If you’re self-employed, whether as an independent contractor, freelancer, consultant or another type of small business owner, chances are you …


5 Best Bank Accounts for Freelancers in 2021

Freelancers juggle invoicing, deadlines, client demands, cash flow and more. With that much on your plate, you want to simplify …


What Do Lenders Look For? How To Get Approved

When you apply for a consumer loan such as a credit card or auto loan, you probably know that most …


The Complete Guide to Business Debit Cards

In recent years the convenience of a payment card has made it easy for many business owners to access the …


Best Fuel Credit Cards for Truck Drivers

A business as a truck driver means long hours on the road with expenses that quickly add up, whether it’s …


Best Ecommerce Business Credit Cards

Ecommerce businesses are booming. And although they don’t have the high upfront costs of a bricks and mortar business, expenses …


What Are the Current SBA Loan Rates?

Small Business Administration (SBA) loans are among the most popular and reliable ways for small business owners to secure funding. …


Best Credit Cards for Self-Employed

If you are self-employed as an independent contractor, freelancer or someone who receives 1099 income, you may not realize you …


The Best Business Gas Credit Cards for Your Company

Whether you’re a real estate agent who spends a lot of time driving to show properties, a contractor who often …