Depending on the economy, small business credit can be tough to secure.
And once the banks and Wall Street had their melt down, credit became nearly impossible for many small businesses.
Richard Flynn, Senior Vice President & General Manager, American Express OPEN, the small business division of American Express says “Given the current economy, it’s more critical than ever for small business owners to be strategic about applying for new credit and vigilant about managing their existing credit.”
Here are six of Richard’s suggestions.
Before you apply for credit:
Once you secure credit:
Believe it or not, you can still get credit for your small business. It’s just a little tougher these days.
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