What Are Trade References?

The majority of D&B®’s business credit scores and ratings are calculated using information about how your business pays its bills. In this respect, it operates much the same as personal credit: late payments can bring scores down, while on-time payments can help build them up. To help calculate these score and ratings, D&B takes into […]

How to Apply for Federal Government Contracts and Grants

Once all of the eligibility requirements for federal government contracts  and grants have been met, there is certain protocol small businesses must abide by in order to bid for them and different databases that suppliers can use to search for available contracts. Government Contracts The System for Award Management (SAM) is the primary database the […]

How Lenders Use Your Business Credit

Your business credit report can reveal a great deal of information about your business, its operations, financials, and many aspects of your borrowing activities. All of this information can play an integral role in your company’s ability to acquire financing. Lenders and other businesses can use the information in your business credit reports to evaluate […]