Top 6 ways to build business credit quickly

Like individuals, businesses have their own credit histories that can affect whether their owners will be approved for credit cards or other lines of credit, whether a business will be approved for certain loans, and more.

Having a high business credit score is always better than having a low score, as it provides you with more flexible financing options and opportunities to expand or evolve your business to adapt to new market shifts.

However, new businesses always start out with little to no credit history. So it pays to know the top ways to build business credit quickly, especially if you want your business to thrive rather than just survive.

How is business credit score calculated?


You likely already know that your personal credit score ranges from 300 to 850. But business credit scores rise and fall along a different scale: they can go from 0 to 100.

As with

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How America’s Top States for Business succeed in post-pandemic world

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While the pandemic raged and much of the nation was paralyzed, one aspect of America’s economic life zoomed into high gear: the battle between the states for business and jobs.

“Crazy as it might seem, we are the busiest we’ve been in decades,” veteran site selection consultant John Boyd told CNBC in the midst of the post-holiday wave of Covid-19 earlier this year.

Companies were recalibrating their plans, workers were rethinking their lives, and states were strategizing about how to handle the greatest upheaval in economic development in modern history.

Now, as the pandemic subsides and America gets back to business, all of those efforts are coming back into play. And our exclusive America’s Top States for Business study is back to keep score.

Published every year since 2007 except for last year during the depths of the pandemic, Top States

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Sac-Joaquin Section honors top scholar-athletes


Ripon’s Sydney Thomason delivers a pitch during the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV Championship game with Calaveras at the Arnaiz Softball Complex in Stockton, Calif., Friday, May 24, 2019.

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The CIF Sac-Joaquin Section announced its Clarke Coover Memorial and A. Dale Lacky Scholar-Athlete award winners on Tuesday, highlighting seniors who had “outstanding athletic performance, community service and academic success during their four years of high school” according to a press release.

Escalon’s Elijah Lattig was named one of the recipients of the Clarke Coover Award (Le Grand’s Alexa Ultreras was the other) which was awarded to the top two honorees.

Here are Lattig’s accolades from the news release:

Elijah played football and tennis for four years each, soccer for three seasons and he played basketball as a freshman. In football, he won the Most Improved Award twice, the Coaches Award three times and he was part

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Two Business Analytics Students Graduating at Top of College Class

Two seniors studying business analytics and statistics at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville—Lauren Beavers, of Cleveland, Tennessee, and Joelle Jarjoura, a Kingsport, Tennessee, native—number among the top students graduating from UT’s Haslam College of Business in the spring 2021 semester.

After graduation, Jarjoura is moving to Chicago to work as a demand planner for Pepsi Beverages. Beavers is weighing her employment options but will pursue a full-time career as a business analyst.

Lauren-BeaversThey both said they are grateful and honored to be recognized for the hard work that put them at the apex of their graduating class. They also expressed appreciation for the support of the business analytics faculty and staff and from their classmates.

“The classes I’ve taken in the BAS department have been some of my favorite courses at UT,” Beavers said. “All of my professors have made a great impact on me, and I feel fully prepared

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