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Understanding Your D&B® Credit Limit Recommendations

Understanding Your D&B® Credit Limit Recommendations Your vendors are running businesses, too. When you ask them to extend trade credit, borrowing is a business decision for you and lending is a business decision for them. Understanding what your vendors see when they check your business credit file can help you better plan and negotiate when [...]

By | March 20th, 2018|

Protect Your Business from Bad Debt

Help Protect Your Business from Bad Debt When a client fails to pay an invoice, many businesses aren't left with a lot of options to collect what they’re owed. Suing a dishonest customer can be expensive, and business owners may not want to attract the attention and reputation that can come with a contentious lawsuit. Too [...]

By | March 12th, 2018|

Why Business Structure Matters

Why Business Structure Matters The legal structure of your business can affect your role as the owner and your company’s credit rating. When you understand different business structures, you can select the one that makes the most sense for your company. Review the infographic below for more information on four common types of business structures: sole proprietorship, partnership, [...]

By | January 26th, 2018|

How to Build & Use Business Credit Policies to Your Advantage

A clear, consistent credit policy can help businesses access new customers & manage risk. Learn what every entrepreneur should know about business credit.

By | August 25th, 2017|

National Farmer’s Market Week 2017!

Are you a farmer or goods producer who has been thinking about bringing your wares to your local farmers markets? If so, then you’ll be interested to learn that Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue proclaimed August 6-12 as National Farmer’s Market Week.  Whether you've already up and running or just getting started, farmers markets can provide [...]

By | August 7th, 2017|

Managing Construction in Disaster-Prone Areas

Protecting your business from natural disasters.

By | June 23rd, 2017|

The Proactive Small Business Owner Series: Immigration

Research shows immigration can be good for small businesses. Here's how to be proactive about immigration with your business.

By | May 23rd, 2017|

Q&A with Amber Colley: Business Credit & the D&B D-U-N-S® Number

Have questions about the D&B D-U-N-S Number and your business credit? Expert Amber Colley answers common questions following a webinar with Compass Bank.

By | May 8th, 2017|

Revising the Dodd-Frank Act to Help Small Business

Revising the Dodd-Frank Act and keeping small business in mind could help make access to capital easier.

By | March 27th, 2017|

Low-Cost Robots: A Swiss Army Knife for Small Business

A robotic innovation that could help cut costs for manufacturing businesses in the near future.

By | March 8th, 2017|