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Kali Geldis

Kali Geldis is a small business financing expert, helping small business owners stay up to date on the latest news in business leadership, financing and credit. Previously, she worked as Editorial Director for Credit.com, building an editorial team that creates content shared with a network of partner sites on all things personal finance.

Articles by Kali Geldis


Applied for an SBA Disaster Loan? You Need to Monitor Your Credit ASAP

Business owners around the U.S. may have just had their identities compromised by the SBA site designed to help them. …


70% of Business Owners Without a Business Bank Account Get Rejected for Loans

Business owners without a business bank account are facing an uphill climb when it comes to getting approved for financing, …


SCORE vs. SBA vs. SBDCs: What’s the Difference?

When you’re a small business owner looking for help, there are a lot of tools and organizations that can offer …


The Average FICO Score Is at an All-Time High. What’s Holding Yours Back?

The average FICO score in the U.S. has just topped 700 for the first time since the credit scoring giant …


How to Get Certified as a Minority-Owned Business

In 2012, the U.S. Census Bureau reported that there were 8 million minority-owned businesses in the U.S. That’s a huge …


Small Businesses May Have a Surprising New Friend in Washington: The CFPB

Small business owners and regulators are often at odds with one another, but a new move from the country’s consumer …


The Biggest Challenge Business Owners Face: Getting a Loan

Advertiser Disclosure Small businesses are no strangers to challenges, so it’s no surprise that more than half (61%) of employer …


Can You Get Out of Jury Duty as a Small Business Owner?

Jury duty is a time-honored civic tradition for many Americans, but it’s also a major point of complaint. In particular, …


How to Get a Tax Filing Extension

Advertiser Disclosure You already got an extra three days this year to file your taxes — the final deadline is …