3 things you need to know about company credit cards Written by Geoff WilliamsThere seems to be more confusion than you might expect out there on how to use a company credit card. True, millions of people use them every day without making the news, but there are also plenty of local headlines about employees getting in hot water for how they've managed their business credit card.
A quick [...]
5 reasons you need a small business credit card if you're self-employed Written by Satta Sarmah-HightowerAccording to the Freelancers Union, about 56.7 million Americans, or 17% of the U.S. population as of 2018, are freelancers. For those of us who've abandoned the 9-to-5 grind in favor of the freedom and flexibility that comes with self-employment, managing the small business banking part of freelancing can be the trickiest part of the [...]
How to ensure you have the right small business card Written by Dan RafterThere's a reason why so many entrepreneurs apply for credit cards designed specifically for business: These small business credit cards often come with lucrative rewards programs. And because many business owners use their credit cards to buy a steady stream of costly equipment and supplies, they can quickly rack up the points they need to qualify for [...]
Everything you need to know about business credit cards Written by Dan RafterBusiness credit cards can allow the owners of businesses both large and small to quickly generate rewards points, which they can turn into free airline miles or large cash-back bonuses. These credit cards can also come with higher credit limits, a tool that cash-strapped owners can use to purchase needed equipment and supplies to help [...]
Small-business owners can reap benefits of credit card use Written by Justin BoyleIt's no secret that a sizable percentage of small businesses are financed with credit cards, but there's enough to think about when starting your own business without having to sift through the tons of business credit cards currently on the market. We talked to a few entrepreneurs and did some digging of our own into [...]
5 credit card tips for the new business owner Written by Brian O'ConnellSmall-business owners are in a quandary these days. They want access to credit and liquidity, but they're not really using business credit cards to get the job done.
About half of U.S. small-business owners say access to capital is a barrier to growth right now, according to the New York Federal Reserve's Small Business Credit Survey. [...]
Finance your start-up with credit cards? Google did. Written by Beth Orenstein"Guitar Hero III: Legends of the Rock" recently became the highest-grossing game in U.S. history. And to think Charles Huang, the former partner of Harmonix and designer of the little plastic guitars, maxed out his credit cards to finance the company in 2007.
Same with Sergey Brin and Larry Page, who used plastic to fund Google [...]
Major Small Business Credit Card Issuer Still Committed to Extending Credit Written by Mike KillianYou cannot read any credit related news without hearing how consumers are getting squeezed by higher credit card interest rates, credit restrictions and other negative account changes. Small business credit cards suffer from many of the same challenges. For example, Advanta and Office Max are no longer issuing business credit cards. Many small business card issuers [...]