Man Raised His Credit 170 Points in 12 Months

“My credit wasn’t on my radar,” says Alua Aumade, who only last year began to check and monitor his credit scores. At first, he didn’t like what he saw, but once he started paying attention, he was able to raise his credit score by 170 points in just one year. Aumade wasn’t a heavy credit…

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Do I Need a Business Credit Score to Get a Business Credit Card?

Like people, businesses can have their own credit reports and credit scores. And just like an individual, a business can need a credit score to borrow money, and even open some types of credit accounts. So it can make sense to believe that a small business might need its own credit history to land the…

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The Backup Plan Every Business Owner Needs

  Business owners are often working without a safety net — there’s no guarantee you’ll succeed, your income is almost entirely dependent on you and you’ve likely given up things like health insurance and a 401(k) match to make the plunge into entrepreneurship. But that doesn’t mean you’re entirely out of options. Just like in your…

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