SCORE’s two latest infographics focus on financing challenges and mentorship’s impact on women entrepreneurs. They highlight the second and third parts of “The Megaphone of Main Street: Women’s Entrepreneurship.”
Securing a credit card for your business can be a great way to build up your credit score. Being a responsible card user can open up other financing opportunities for you down the road. Let’s look at the six biggest mistakes business owners make with their credit cards, and how you can avoid them.
Let’s take a look at 4 top situations when your personal and business finances should be handled differently.
There are many different sources of funding available these days; for established business owners with solid credit, a term loan is often one of the best options. Whatever your reason for needing working capital, long-term financing is likely a good solution.
Depending upon where you apply, your business credit profile, and other factors, it might be difficult to get a loan approval.
There is some confusion about whether or not every small business has a credit profile (in addition to a personal credit score.) If your business is a registered business, including sole proprietorships, along with your personal credit score, your business will have a business credit profile.
Some challenges will put stress on your business — and yourself — more than others, and bouncing back after such a challenge can be crucial in your long-term recovery.
Although your business credit profile and your personal credit score are very different, and even express different information about you and your business, they both impact your ability to qualify for loan and the options available to your business.