Gerri Detweiler

Gerri Detweiler

Credit expert Gerri Detweiler is education director for Nav. She has more than three decades of experience in consumer credit education, has been interviewed in more than 3500 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

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How to Get Your Small Business Out of Debt in 2020

Rising interest rates and high levels of corporate debt have lots of investors concerned. Should small businesses be worried? The …

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4 Vendors That Will Help You Build Business Credit

One of the easiest ways to start off on the right foot when it comes to building business credit is …

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138+ Places You Can Get Your Credit Scores for Free

If you have never tried to check your credit scores, you can’t use the excuse that you don’t want to …

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Small Business Grant Winners Share Their Strategies for Success

Small business grants are perhaps the most coveted of all types of small business funding. Grants don’t have to be …

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How Many Points Does a Hard Inquiry Affect My Credit Score?

A hard inquiry can typically drop your credit score by 5— 8 points, but not all inquiries count the same. …

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12 Small Business Podcasts That Will Help You Sell More

Running a business is often about setting goals and putting in the long hours and hard work to achieve them. …

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7 Ways Entrepreneurs Are Leveraging Age to Grow Their Business

Entrepreneurship isn’t just for the young. Older adults are finding that starting a business can be the perfect way to …

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Entrepreneurs Share 7 Smart Ways They Use Business Credit Cards

A business credit card can be much more than a convenient way to pay for purchases. These cards can also …

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7 Ways to Clean Up Your Business Credit

Spring means longer days and better weather, which often gives us the energy to tackle projects around the home we’ve …