Manage Your Debt & Credit Prior to Starting a Business Date: November 8, 2011, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. Business & Industry Center, Room 1213 Fee- $20 (payable to the Rocky Mount Chamber)
Securing funds to start your business requires more than just a solid business plan. Think that your credit score and personal credit history don't matter? Think again. If you understand what lenders are looking for when reviewing a loan application, you can greatly increase your odds of getting approved. Preplanning and proper positioning are crucial and this seminar will show you how to do it. Topics include how your credit score is determined, how credit bureaus operate, how to obtain, review and understand your personal credit report, how to significantly increase your credit score in as little as ninety days, techniques to rapidly reduce or eliminate debt, how to successfully negotiate with creditors and lower your interest rates, and much more. Students will leave this presentation equipped with tools, techniques and strategies to successfully navigate the loan process and play the credit game to win.
Greg Frank is founder of the Financial Fitness Center and brings more than a decade of experience in the debt and credit field. Greg learned firsthand the pain and vulnerability of excessive debt when and unexpected loss of income drove him to bankruptcy.