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Reduce the stress and risk of running a small business with step-by-step guidance for three of the most important and foundational parts of successful entrepreneurship:

  • Asset protection
  • Credit
  • Financing

Attorney and best-selling author Garrett Sutton has helped entrepreneurs across the US and internationally create and grow successful businesses. Joined by credit and financing expert Gerri Detweiler, he's created this course to help you succeed, too.

We’re offering a 50% discount for a limited time only. 

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Financing

To succeed in your own business, you’ll likely need capital at some point. Whether you borrow it, get it from investors, crowdfund it or yank it out of your savings, how and when you fund your business can make all the difference in your financial future.

Most businesses have no idea where to find the myriad funds available to small businesses, how to get them, and how to make sure they don’t get burned in the process.

That’s where our book, Finance Your Own Business: Get On The Financing Fast Track comes in.

You’ll learn how to find money and how to use it the right way to protect your personal credit and finances, all with the goal of giving your business the best possible shot at success.

You can buy the book on Amazon, or, if you sign up for Nav below, you can get a copy of the book for free!

Sign up for Nav and Get the Book for Free!

Sign up for Nav today for free to track all of your credit from one easy location and get your free copy of Finance Your Own Business using the link on this page. Start building your business credit with this unbeatable set of business resources. 

When you sign up with Nav you get:

  • A free copy of the award winning book, Finance Your Own Business by Garrett Sutton and Gerri Detweiler
  • Your Personal credit score and report
  • A summary of your credit information without hurting your credit
  • 24/7 Monitoring and alerts
  • $1 million in identity theft protection and recovery
  • DUNS registration

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Small Business Financing Resources

When it comes to your small business, it’s hard to know who to trust. The following resources can help your business grow. 

Nav

Get a free business and personal credit score summary and score. No credit card required. Easy to use and valuable insights all in one spot.

iDefend Business

Protect yourself and your business from criminals that steal business identities. Business identity theft not only hurts the company, but also employees, suppliers, and even customers.

Authorize.net

Authorize.Net enables merchants to authorize, settle and manage credit card and electronic check transactions via Web sites, retail stores, mail order/telephone order (MOTO) call centers and mobile devices.

Kabbage

Kabbage gives you the security of working capital whenever you need it.

Fundera

Fundera is the safe, friendly, and free way to find your lowest rates on small business loans, guaranteed.

OnDeck

OnDeck delivers true small business loans using our OnDeck Score™ technology, which focuses on the health of your business – not your personal credit score. To get the offer, please type MRP-CRP-001 in the form field listed as Partner ID.

*We are an affiliate of some companies we feature. Keep in mind, though, your business success it always our top priority.

LENDING RESOURCES

  • Association for Micro Enterprise Opportunity
  • Community Development Financial Institutions
  • Opportunity Finance Network: Search for a CDFI near you at https://ofn.org/cdfi-locator
  • Credit Unions
  • State Loan Guarantee Programs: Under the State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) participating states can use $1.5 billion in federal funds for programs that leverage private lending to help finance small businesses and manufacturers that are creditworthy, but are not getting the loans they need to expand and create jobs.
  • Grameen Bank is entering the market to create volume for very small loans under $5,000.
  • Kiva funds loans under $10,000 in the U.S. through its crowdfunding platform.
  • Local Economic Development Programs:
    • Many states have an organization devoted to local economic development. For example, the California Association for Local Economic Development (CALED) www.caled.org is a collection of “public and private organizations and individuals involved in economic development: the business of creating and retaining jobs.” Micro-business increasingly is becoming a job creation strategy that local municipalities are formally embracing.
    • Search for “Economic Development Corporation” and “YOUR CITY/COUNTY”

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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT RESOURCES

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Personal Debt

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