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Get The Corporate Credit You Need Faster

May 24, 2008
Don't let yourself get frustrated when it comes to getting the corporate credit you need. It isn't going to be a cake walk but it doesn't have to be something that sends you to the brink of insanity either. Do what you can for your business from the start so you can stop going in circles when it comes to getting that credit set up.

One of the most effective ways you can go about this is to get a checking account set up with your business name. You want to be able to do it solely in the name of the business. Some banks will try to get you to do it with your name and the business name but don't do it. You have the right to have one in your business name so don't let them talk you out of it.

Open that checking account even while your business is still in the planning stages. Make sure you keep a decent balance in there. Get into the habit of writing checks from that account for everything business related. This way when you do get the business started you can apply for credit. You can use the date you opened your business checking account as your date of opening the business.

Find the right lenders that are a match to for what really need to get. It is a rat race out there and you want to get through the maze as fast as you can. Instead of running around and hitting dead ends get to the cheese right away. To do this you need to find out which lenders have a good record of offering what a business like yours needs.

While you are finding a lender, you need to see what other people have to say about them. You should be able to communicate openly with them as well. This is an opportunity to develop a long lasting relationship. You can't do that if you feel they don't take your interests to heart. You also want to make sure you are getting fair rates on the credit you do have offered to you.

The Better Business Bureau is a very effective measure to use in order to find out how credible a lender is. Don't assume that because they have been around for a while they have all the details of how to operate in the best interest of customers down to a science. Find out what problems other consumers have with them so you don't fall into the same circumstances.

It is a fact that you will need to get corporate credit in place. You can take the long way around to getting it or you can take a straight line. The more you do to get prepared and eliminate the games the better it will go. You may have to approach a few lenders to get what you want but that is fine.

One you have your foot in the door, it gets easier from there. Make sure you protect your corporate credit so it isn't tarnished. You want to be able to get the credit you need later on without any hassles. As long as you have been responsible with what you have they will be greeting you with open hands to give it to you.
About the Author
Robert Bain - veteran business owner shares his thoughts on getting corporate credit, even if you have bad personal credit. Visit href="http://www.corporatecreditpower.com">CorporateCreditPower.com to read more.
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