The Business Credit and Financing Show

The Business Credit and Financing Show is produced by Credit Suite and hosted by Ty Crandall, business credit expert and best-selling author of Perfect Credit and Business Credit Decoded. Each week we talk about the business growth strategies that matter most to entrepreneurs. Listen in as we discuss the secrets to getting credit cards, loans, and credit lines to start and grow your business, even when you think you can’t get financing at a bank. And enjoy as we talk with seasoned business owners, coaches, influencers, and industry leaders on a variety of business growth strategies from how to market, hire, scale, increase revenue and profit, and the nuts and bolts of running a highly successful business. Listeners leave every 30-60-minute episode with actionable information you can use to start, grow, and fund a highly profitable business.
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Oct 31, 2019

During this show, you will discover … 

  • How consistent listings for your business name, website, phone numbers, address, and more can enhance the fundability of your business and get you money
  • How and why fundability matters for your business
  • What it has to do with lending, credit, and financing approvals
  • How consistency is the key
  • … because loan providers, banks, etc. won’t put together inconsistent listings …
  • so you can lose out of funds
  • due to something within your control
  • How the right name can help a business be more fundable …
  • … and the wrong one can get you denials
  • Why your EIN and corporate entity matter
  • … and how to choose better SIC and NAICS codes …
  • … to give your business more chances to be funded
  • How your business address can enhance fundability
  • … and even how to choose a superior brick and mortar address if you need one
  • The way business phone and fax numbers can make or break fundability
  • How a business website and email addresses enhance or detract from fundability
  • What your licensing and business listings bring to the fundability table
  • The business identification numbers you need …
  • … and where to get them
  • How getting set up with business credit reporting agencies helps …
  • … and how you can get monitoring for less with us
  • How to set up and maintain a bank account for fundability
  • Where a merchant account helps out
  • Where your personal credit quality fits
Oct 29, 2019

Kris Benson, is the chief investment officer for Reliant Investments, a subsidiary of Reliant Real Estate Management. Reliant Real Estate is one of the top 30 commercial self-storage operators in the U.S. in 2018. As chief investment officer at Reliant, Kris is a member of the company’s investment committee that is responsible for overseeing the company’s new acquisitions. Kris also is responsible for investor relations and working with accredited investors to raise the capital needed for Reliant’s acquisition of new self-storage properties.

Kris is an investor in commercial multifamily as well as commercial self-storage and currently has over 570 units in his portfolio. While commercial multifamily is a great asset class, he believes the opportunity right now is in self-storage. In the last 12 months the Reliant team has invested over $96MM in self-storage projects and raised over $38MM from investors. Self-Storage provides a unique opportunity to invest in one of the most successful asset classes in the past 5 years and take advantage of the institutional interest moving forward.

During the show we discuss…

  • What you need to know before starting your own self storage
  • Why consider self-storage investing
  • Why there is so little competition in this asset class
  • How you can earn high returns with self-storage
  • How to best monetize properties
  • How to make money with storage without doing the work
  • The type of returns self-storage produces
  • The upside of investing in a tangible asset like commercial self-storage
  • Risks involved in self-storage investment
  • The importance of location in self-storage
  • Building or buying storage units
  • How quickly you can make money with self-storage
  • How to decide how long to keep a property for
  • The improvements to consider to increase the value of the facility
  • How the next recession could impact self-storage
  • How to earn 65% returns with this asset class
  • Why self-storage is so much better than residential investing
  • The future of self-storage in real estate
  • And much more...
Oct 25, 2019

Brad Sugars started the ActionCOACH brand in 1994 in Brisbane, Australia. Today the company is ranked as the leading business coaching franchise by Entrepreneur magazine.   

ActionCOACH operates in over 70 countries and has more than 1,000 coaches around the world, coaching 15,000 business every week. The franchise has received numerous awards including Fastest Growing Franchise, Franchisee Satisfaction, Best Overall Company and has been named the number one business coaching franchise in the world every year since 2004.

Using the coaching strategies that have helped thousands of companies around the world, Brad Sugars and his executive team helped lead ActionCOACH and its coaches to some of its most profitable and best years ever… in the face of challenging economic conditions. Brad Sugars and his team continue to build “business re-education” to new, more innovative and exciting levels.

During this show we discuss…

  • How business coaching aid a business
  • Getting started with finding the right coach for your business
  • How to setup your business as an asset
  • Knowing where your business is really going and how to get there
  • Why you should start with the end in mind
  • Why you should work with someone who sees your business from the outside
  • Why you shouldn’t be the CEO and owner
  • The biggest mistakes owners make and how to avoid them
  • How to not take on too much and work on running your business
  • How much coaching can really help a growing business
  • How to obtain the knowledge you need to oversee a fast-growing company

And much more

Oct 24, 2019

During this show, you will discover …

•Just how the SBFE’s data can help decide if your business will get loans or credit
•What the Small Business Finance Exchange is…
•… and how it really works
•How their data can affect whether your business can get credit or loans
•How the SBFE can help you grow your business
•Who can become a member
•What a Certified Vendor is…
•… and how that can help loan providers decide to extend you credit
•How it works both ways…
•… so bad credit experiences are reported…
•… as much as good ones are
•What sort of data they keep on businesses
•How you can take action to improve their reports on your business
•How to contact the SBFE

And much more...


Oct 22, 2019

Seth Green is one of the nation’s foremost authorities on building your business with a podcast, and your podcast monetization.

He is the author of seven best-selling business and marketing books, including Market Domination for Podcasting, has been written about in Forbes and Inc, and has been interviewed on numerous media outlets including the top-rated talk show in New York City.

During this show we discuss:

  • Getting started with stock trading
  • The importance of a stock trading mentor
  • The 3 core trading setups
  • The best way you can filter for stocks
  • About the fishhook pattern of stocks trading
  • Benefits and disadvantages of fishhook pattern
  • 4 steps to improve your trading skills
  • What makes your trade potential regardless of profit
  • 3 mistakes traders make before and after a stock trade
  • The simple trading patterns you ought to know and why
  • About small cap stocks
  • 3 tips for small cap stocks trading
  • Penny stocks vs large caps
  • The importance of knowing catalyst events in trading
  • The best tool to monitor and scan your trades and take action
  • The benefits of trading in volatile markets
  • How you can manage investment risk
Oct 18, 2019

Ken Lewis is a results-oriented professional with more than 25years of leadership experience across abroad range of retail and technology organizations, many of which are in the Fortune 500. His strategic and operational changes have resulted in growing both the top and bottom line of the organization. Ken’s foresight and forward thinking have brought many improvements to the online retail experience at APMEX, and it is that same innovative spirit which inspired the OneGold vision; to provide customers the first-ever online market place with the best digital precious metal products available today.


APMEX’s latest venture, OneGold, allows precious metal investors to buy and sell their investments digitally. OneGold is a joint venture between two precious metals power houses, APMEX and Sprott.

Together, they are working to make OneGold the precious metals experience of the future. Customers get the benefits of physical gold ownership, with an easy to use experience they expect from digital products. OneGold is an easy-to-use, efficient and secure online marketplace. APMEX and Sprott are committed to building OneGold into the best experience for anyone who wants to own precious metals.

  • About the precious metal market
  • Why you should consider investing in the PM market?
  • The best PM a newbie can start investing with
  • What you need to know before purchasing a PM
  • Choosing a PM to buy from the thousands available
  • The best market to invest a PM
  • 3 tools that aid in PM investment
  • How to determine the originality of any PM I purchase
  • How inflation affects the investment of PM
  • The difference between investing in PM and paper money
  • 3 strategies to invest in PM
  • The IRA for PM
  • Developing a PM IRA with a wide range of eligible products
  • Understanding the PM market movement in order to get high ROI
  • Why you should invest your assets in PM
  • 5 important rules to adhere to when investing in precious metals
  • Calculating how much precious metal I should buy per investment?
  • Benefits of PM on my portfolio
  • Why you should buy precious metals physically
  • The best place to store a PM
Oct 17, 2019

During this livestream, you’ll discover …

  • How LexisNexis can transform your business by saving you time and money
  • Just what LexisNexis is
  • How they work with the Small Business Finance Exchange (SBFE)
  • How their analytics and unique identifier, the LexID, work
  • How LexisNexis can help businesses fight fraud, streamline processes, and increase their profits
  • How they help insurance companies determine risk…
  • … and governments adjust their mission strategies if they need to
  • How it helps financial services companies make credit decisions…
  • … and it helps reduce time for collections
  • How LexisNexis helps law enforcement agencies solve crimes faster…
  • … and healthcare organizations stay compliant and reduce risk
  • How they help any business convert sales faster with better data…
  • … and prevent fraud
  • … and evaluate risk
  • What sort of information they have on your business…
  • … and how you can always put your best foot forward
  • … and have the best possible record with them
  • How LexisNexis is much more than credit •Where to find pricing information…
  • … and how to contact them by phone or online

WOW, that’s a lot of great info we’ll be covering in this one hour live event. ALL will be revealed on this livestream, register now… spots are limited!

Oct 15, 2019

Lindsey Johnson currently serves as President of U.S. Mortgage Insurers (USMI). USMI is the nation’s leading private mortgage insurance association, comprised of five of the six U.S. mortgage insurance companies in the country. As President of USMI, Lindsey works with member companies to advance the value of private mortgage insurance (MI) to borrowers and taxpayers and to promote a sustainable housing finance system backed by private capital.

Lindsey previously served as a Director on PwC’s public policy team. Prior to joining PwC, Lindsey was a former member of the Senate Banking Committee staff as the Republican Staff Director for the Senate Banking Committee’s National Security and International Trade and Finance (NSITF) Subcommittee, and as a Senior Policy Advisor to Senator Mark Kirk (R-Illinois), focusing on noteworthy banking, housing finance reform, and insurance legislation.

Lindsey also served as Director for the Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta for seven years, representing the Bank in D.C. at the highest levels of government during several key legislative reforms that impacted the Bank including the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 and Dodd-Frank Act. Lindsey began her career in D.C. working with former House Republican Conference Chair J.C. Watts in the private sector. She received an MBA from Georgetown University. Lindsey also serves as a Director on the Board, and immediate past-president of Women in Housing and Finance (, is a Director on the Board for Habitat for Humanity Northern Virginia, and an Advisory Board Member for the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business Advisory Committee.

During this show we discuss…

  • The fastest way to buy a home without breaking the bank
  • About MI and how it works
  • How mortgage insurance helps the homeowner
  • Role of MI in housing
  • The requirements to qualify or access loans from MI
  • 5 questions you must ask when shopping for a mortgage
  • How to lower your monthly mortgage payment
  • What happens if you are unable to meet your monthly mortgage payment deadline
  • How to get a loan from a Private MI with a low credit score
  • Risks that borrowers face in MI
  • How private mortgage insurance helps put newbies on their feet in RE
  • Mortgage insurance vs Federal housing agency and why
  • How MI protects the tax payer
  • Why mortgage insurers are interested in CRT Bonds
  • Why MI use the insurer to transfer risk
Oct 10, 2019

Brian T. Bradley, Esq. is a leading Educator and Asset Protection Attorney for High Risk Business Professionals, Entrepreneurs and Real Estate Investors. Brian’s firm focuses on adding value for clients and educating them on what they don’t realise they don’t know. What Brian does for clients is act as a advisor or consigliere and focuses on setting up systems and strategic teams to protect your assets and manage your wealth. The goal is lifestyle preservation, peace of mind, changing the way predators view you, along with better tax planning, risk management and decreasing your taxable estate. Brian also acts a Chief Knowledge Officer (CKO) for firms helping to maximize their value of existing and new products, along with technology integration. Brian was selected to the Lawyers of Distinction List 2019, Super Lawyers Rising Star List 2015, nominated to America's Top 100 High Stakes Litigators List, nominated to the 2017 Law Firm 500 Award.

During this show we discuss:

  • About an asset protection trust
  • About asset protection
  • The importance of asset protection
  • What you need to do after setting up an asset protection system
  • Tools to aid your asset protection plan
  • Mistakes people make when trying to put together an asset protection plan that could land them in trouble
  • The most misunderstood aspect of asset planning
  • How to protect your home equity, business assets from lawsuit predators
  • Benefits of a private retirement plan to my assets and wealth
  • As the most litigated business, here are various ways you can plan ahead of lawsuit predators in the Real Estate business
  • 3 things a RE investor ought to know about the law concerning assets in RE
  • Product based asset vs team/strategy based planning and why
  • Third party administrators and their importance to your business
  • How to add value to your wealth

And so much more...

Oct 10, 2019
Take the Guesswork out of Funding: Research-Backed Online Lender Comparison Livestream Come join us on our live training event to discover how to Take the Guesswork out of Funding: Research-Backed Online Lender Comparison.
During this livestream, you’ll discover …
  • The top online lenders, what they offer, and where to find them online
  • Why online lenders are stellar choices for convenience, decision and funding speed
  • How they are good for industries which can’t get funding elsewhere
  • How they can best serve business owners with less than ideal personal credit
  • How to get fast funding with Kabbage and BlueVine
  • How Credibly and OnDeck can be a great choice for entrepreneurs with low FICO scores
  • How Lending Express can come to the rescue if you have a short time in business
  • How StreetShares and LoanBuilder can help you out if you have low annual revenues
  • How Lendio and SmartBiz can get you the most cash
  • Why For a Financial is the best choice if you can pay early
  • Why Lending Tree matters if you need multiple financing options
  • How Fundbox can’t be beat for convenience
  • Why Lending Club works for peer to peer financing
  • How you can get working capital financing from Fundation

WOW, that’s a lot of great info we’ll be covering in this one hour live event. ALL will be revealed on this livestream, register now… spots are limited!

Oct 8, 2019

After graduating from the University of Maryland in 2008, Colin moved from the east coast to Chicago. He was initially called there by the sirens of opportunity in the business and comedy world. After successfully navigating his way through management roles in the corporate world (banks, tech startups, etc.) and semi-successfully trudging through the comedy industry, he stumbled upon Demo Duck in 2014. Making the career move to video production, his lifelong passion, was exciting and daunting.

Finding his footing relatively quickly, he was soon leading projects with international brands located all over the world. In 2017, Colin was handed the reins of the company when he was promoted to Managing Director - talk about imposter syndrome. He is one of those lucky people who absolutely loves what he does and is honored to work with super smart people at Demo Duck.

During this show we discussed:

  • Getting started with video creation and marketing
  • When and how you should use video advertising for your business
  • Determining the kind of video appropriate for marketing your business
  • How to create a scalable marketing campaign without blowing the budget
  • What you need to successfully create a captivating company video
  • How video aids SEO
  • Five techniques you can use to spice up boring subjects
  • The importance of an explainer video
  • Using live-action videos as opposed to animated videos
  • Six rules for an effective video brainstorming
  • Picking the right video host for my business
  • The major qualities of a good video
  • What makes a video project successful
  • Selecting the right video host for your business
  • Why you should loop in other teams before, during and after the creation of the video
  • How companies are not using video that they should be
  • And much more...
Oct 4, 2019

Come join us on our live training event to discover The Fantastic Secrets of Your FICO Score.

During this livestream, you’ll discover …

•The game-changing new FICO Score 9…
•… and how it can help you raise your scores
•What FICO is, and who uses their software to calculate credit scores
•Learn the 5 factors considered when calculating credit scores…
•… and which one weighs the most in scoring
•Get details on each of the factors…
•… including how much it will help you to address issues with each factor
•What FICO Score 9 is…
•… and just how much of a game-changer it is for rental payments, medical debt, and collections
•When a FICO score is first calculated
•How to get a copy of your report...
•… and what the scores mean
•How a low FICO score affects a business’s ability to get funding
•What FICO SBSS is…
•… and how it’s calculated…
•… and how various credit and loan providers weigh its factors…
•… and how your personal FICO score can affect it
•How building business credit will save your personal credit
•How setting up your business to be fundable will help you get money for years to come
•The names of three starter vendors we love
•How to fix a bad FICO SBSS score…
•… and find out how to best allocate your time and attention…
•… so you can fix your score quickly and efficiently
•How to report mistakes and dispute errors so they don’t drag down your score

WOW, that’s a lot of great info we’ll be covering in this one hour live event. ALL will be revealed on this livestream, register now… spots are limited!

Oct 1, 2019

Prady Tewarie has never been somebody to slow down. At 28, he has founded and sold more than two dozen businesses, is the current CEO of AZOTH and the Tewarie Group, and has over $100 million in real estate holdings.  He founded AZOTH because, while getting his JD and competing as a professional bodybuilder, he found it di􀋀cult to achieve the kind of productivity that he was looking for, and so turned to the science of nootropics, nutritional supplements that target specific areas of concern for the user. After learning firsthand about their efficacy, Prady partnered with a manufacturer in order to bring nootropics to people all over the world. Currently, Prady is on a mission to teach entrepreneurs about the opportunities that exist all around them. Specifically, entrepreneurs can start small and begin by turning their own neighborhoods around and, most importantly, that they can still be considered an inspiration and a success for doing so


During This Show We Discuss…

  • What nootropics are and how they work
  • The difference between nootropics that are available today
  • The types of ingredients that are found in nootropics
  • How nootropics are tested to produce the best results
  • The little-known about benefits of nootropics
  • How nootropics improve focus and mood
  • How they affect motivation and energy
  • How to know your nootropic is all natural
  • How to accurately judge which nootropic is best for you
  • High-level entrepreneurs who are using nootropics now
  • What biohacking really is
  • How biohacking can help entrepreneurs
  • The key to getting more endurance
  • How brain chemicals can determine success rates
  • What brain chemicals entrepreneurs be aware of most
  • The best ways to control these chemicals
  • And much more