3 simple steps to better personal credit management
Abstract: The rough economy and its slow recovery have had marked effects on many people’s personal finances. Many Americans have been leaning harder on their credit cards, but this puts them at greater risk for not only overextending that credit, but also falling victim to fraud as their account numbers go into wider circulation. And, for business owners, the risk is even greater. Lenders are increasingly looking into a company owner’s personal credit history, including personal guarantees. The good news is that everyone — business owner or otherwise — can create a relatively simple credit management plan by following three important steps.