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

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8 Things To Do After Your PPP Loan

You’ve gotten your PPP loan, spent it properly, and hopefully qualify for full forgiveness. Congratulations!  What’s next? Here are six …

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8 Ways the American Rescue Plan Will Help Small Businesses

The American Rescue Plan Act has passed the House and Senate, and President Biden is expected to sign it this …

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New $10,000 EIDL Grants: Do You Qualify?

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New Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loans: How to Qualify and Apply

Update March 30, 2021. The President has signed the PPP Extension Act. It gives business owners until May 31, 2021 …

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Get Ready: More Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loans and EIDL Grants Coming Soon

This story was updated January 9, 2021 Congress has passed, and the President has signed, the stimulus bill which includes …

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CDFI Fund and CDFIs: Everything Small Business Owners Need to Know

You may not have heard of the CDFIs, but as a small business owner, these organizations could prove to be …

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Non-Profit Lenders: Choosing the Right Lender For Your Business

As a small business owner, finding the right financing for your business can be a challenge. That’s especially true if …

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Can Crowdfunding Help Save American Small Businesses?

Treefort Music Fest, a popular music and arts festival in Boise Idaho, was set to open for its ninth annual …

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Building a Small Business Village: The Boho Market is Nav’s Small Business Grant Runner Up

When Taylor Milbauer started looking for a solution to help grow her own business, she had no idea that just …