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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Jun 29, 2021

From startup to $4B business, Stephen King brings a unique combination of vision, foresight, and experience to help small businesses run better, grow faster, and make more money. Regarded as one of the accounting industry's top thought leaders, he's currently serving as President & CEO of GrowthForce, one of the nation’s largest cloud-based accounting services.


During the show we discuss:

● What cash flow is

● What is the main cause of cashflow problems

● How to radically increase your profit margins 

● Early signs of cash flow problems

● How to plan an effective cash flow management

● The difference between net income and cash flow

● How to convert profit into cash flow

● Importance of cash flow

● Some good cash flow habits

● How to increase your cash flow

● How to do a cash flow analysis

● What should your bookkeeper be doing to maximize cashflow and profit 

● Why not collecting quickly after each job will hurt you

● How to get more customers to pay quickly

● How to do a cash flow forecast

● What free cash flow is

● How to calculate operating cash flow


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Jun 24, 2021

During this show, you will discover:

● How you can positively impact your business’s ability to get business financing

● What business credit is…

● How fundability is affected by your business’s setup

● How your business address and phone numbers can affect your ability to get financing

● How your business email and website affect your ability to get business funding

● Why your EIN and D-U-N-S numbers matter

● How your industry and NAICS and SIC codes can affect fundability

● How records consistency can keep lenders from denying loan applications due to fraud concerns

Jun 23, 2021

Steven Glaze is an expert in the exterior home remodeling industry and specializes in siding and gutter protection systems. He started in the business working as an assistant at his father’s roofing company at the age of 16 and was estimating projects and managing crews by the time he was 18 years old. Today, Steve serves as Vice President of Sales for Smart Exteriors LLC, an award-winning home improvement company serving the greater Kansas City metro area. 


Steven works tirelessly to find the best exterior products and to educate homeowners on the best options for their goals and budgets. In fact, he recently wrote a homeowner’s guide for siding that is now available on Amazon. 


During the show we discuss:

● How home improvement change throughout the years

● How home improvement look like now

● How COVID has changed the construction industry 

● The importance of having your home improved from time to time

● What to do with your home to ensure your home office runs efficiently 

● The best materials to use for outside of your home to save money

● How to prepare your home for a storm

● The types of windows to use that are quiet enough to run a home office 

● First few home renovation you should be having

● Signs your windows need to be replaced

● How Covid-19 affected sales & installation processes

● The best siding material in the industry

● Why go with the best material possible if they can

● Some material advances in the industry

● Cleaning & care tips for your home

● Why you need immediate repair for roof leaks

● Ways to make your roof last longer


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Jun 22, 2021

Robert Syfert is the Co-Founder and Chief Visionary at as well as the founder of InverstorPO, Property List Manager, and USA Portfolio Real Estate. Robert is an innovator in the real estate investment industry who creates software, tools, and services that enable real estate investors to do things better and faster. He’s passionate about being part of the solution and finding answers to the problems that hold real estate investors back from growing and scaling their businesses.


During the show we discuss:

● Implementing high level automation to your REI business

● How to get high-quality leads for real estate investing 

● Dial in your follow-up

● List stacking is your secret weapon

● Laser target your leads

● What’s working today

● Concept of “All Leads Suck!” Why is that

● Favorite mailing list you use or recommend

● How to use voice drops to generate leads

● Cold-outreach techniques to get qualified leads

● Realistic ROI on marketing

● List and give it to a mail house

● About Member

● Offering Cold Calling What does that look like


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Jun 17, 2021

During this show, you’ll discover …

Some of the disadvantages and advantages of running a work from home business

How funding a work from home business is a unique challenge

What major disadvantage of running a business from home makes fundability harder

How to overcome this funding challenge…

Why something as simple as a phone number and address is vital to funding

How getting an EIN and a separate business bank account… more important to funding than you probably think

Why you need to incorporate even if your business is home based

How to get funding for your work from home business right now

And why the Credit Line Hybrid works especially well for funding a business you run from home

Jun 17, 2021

Andrew Hutton is the founder and CEO of Day One. Day One is pioneering how we educate and support entrepreneurs. With a program that is one part community membership and one part entrepreneurial bootcamp, Day One provides founders and future-founders the place to learn how to start, build and grow a business. Prior to founding Day One, Andrew was Chief Innovation Officer at Human Ventures, a startup studio in New York City. In his time at Human Andrew led the incubation and launch of startups like Tiny Organics, Paloma Health, LUPii and Milo.


During the show we discuss:

● Why startups fail and how you can succeed 

● Secret ingredients to become a successful entrepreneur

● The basic knowledge founders must-have

● Kind of skills should every founder work on improving

● Factors that affect the success of your business

● How to properly prepare for the launching of a startup business

● Common challenges of startup businesses

● How to know when you are ready to start your business

● What should founders expect in their first quarter

● Importance of evaluating your business performance

● How to properly evaluate your current performance


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Jun 16, 2021

Kevin Rodman joined Asset Based Lending as a partner in 2014 and brings 30 years’ experience in the mortgage industry to the ABL team. Along with Dan and Paul, Kevin is one of ABL’s three loan underwriters. Kevin is leading ABL’s expansion in New England, with a focus on Connecticut and Massachusetts. Kevin also works on building ABL’s strong capital base, which is one of the largest in the hard money lending industry.


During the show we discuss:

● What hard money lending is and how it works

● How to easily and quickly get money to fix-and-flip homes

● What to know about draws when it comes to flix-and-flip financing

● How to transition from fix-and-flip to buy-and-hold

● How to qualify for flix-and-flip financing

● What you’ll need to get approved

● How to get approved and hours and funded in 2 weeks or less

● How much of your own money you need to put into the deal to get funded

● How to take on multiple loans and properties at the same time

● The types of terms you can get on flix-and-flip financing

● How to get financing for 30 years to buy-and-hold

● How to get approved and fund with little money down

● How to get fix-and-flip type financing for new construction


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Jun 10, 2021

During this show, you’ll discover …


● All about business credit and fundability

● Business entities when it comes to…

● … definitions…

● … taxes…

● … legal liability…

● … and costs and shares

● Getting an EIN from the IRS

● Why your business identification numbers matter…

● … from Dun & Bradstreet…

● … Experian…

● … and Equifax

Jun 9, 2021

Bruce Wehner and Rachel Marshall from The Money Advantage.


Rachel Marshall is the Co-Founder, Chief Financial Educator, and Content Strategist of The Money Advantage. She is known for making money simple, fun, and doable. She’s currently writing a book about her near-death experience and how it became the springboard for her family’s multi-generational legacy of more than money.


Bruce Wehner is the Lead Advisor of The Money Advantage, where he designs and communicates the individualized solutions that help their clients increase cash flow and financial control. Bruce leans on his experience as an educator and varsity head coach, lifelong entrepreneur, and real estate investor. He is a Nelson Nash Institute Authorized Infinite Banking Practitioner who has been practicing Infinite Banking since his parents started his first policy when he was a young child. Bruce and Rachel are the co-hosts of The Money Advantage podcast, the popular business and personal finance show.


During the show we discuss:

● Who can benefit from being their own banker

● Why you must have cashflow and learn to keep it

● Why you want to look into syndications to invest your money

● How to get control of your money instead of letting others do it

● Why most people fail financially and skip the protection component of investing

● How to develop a cashflow management system

● Privatized Banking in a nutshell

● Why Privatized Banking improve every area of financial life

● How Infinite Banking is like investing in real estate

● The pros and cons of infinite banking

● How to earn a return in two places at the same time with the same money

● The keys to maximize profitability without hustling or cutting back



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Jun 9, 2021

Howard Tiersky is the author of the WSJ bestselling book Winning Digital Customers: The Antidote to Irrelevance.


In his 25 year career helping large enterprises win in the digital space, Howard has worked on projects for dozens of Fortune 1000 companies and has been named one of the “Top 10” Digital Transformation influencers by IDG as well as by Enterprise 360.


Howard Tiersky is the Founder and CEO of FROM, a proven digital agency that drives customer enthusiasm and bottom line results.


During the show we discuss:

● Importance of offering a good customer experience

● What makes a good customer service experience

● Why you MUST have credible online reviews

● Customer Experience improvements that will have the greatest impact

● How different are digital customers compare to traditional ones

● How to create a better customer experience

● How to get customer’s feedback

● How to accurately measure customer satisfaction

● The tips in building a customer experience plan

● The best way to approach digital transformation

● Different strategies to maximize digital customer experience

● What really is digital transformation and how do you know when it's done

● Creative ways to achieve customer satisfaction


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Jun 3, 2021

During this show we discover:

● How to avoid the awkwardness of business borrowing from friends and family

● Out-of-the-box ways that friends and family can help you fund your business…

● ...without large cash outlays…

● ...or you owing them money

● What options like angel investing, crowdfunding, and guarantor loans have to do with borrowing from friends and family

● How some of those options, like the Credit Line Hybrid...

● ...can help you build your business credit score at the same time

● Why a business credit score even matters

● And how it can help you return the favor to those you love...

● ...and protect your personal credit score

Jun 2, 2021

John Vuong is a seasoned sales professional and Internet marketer with an exceptional track record helping companies grow their clientele and profits. Through 15 years of experience working with CEOs, business owners, and marketing leaders at some of Canada’s most successful corporations, John developed a deep understanding of local marketing dynamics and consumer behaviour. John’s entrepreneurial spirit and experience working with more than 5,000 local business owners inspired him to start his own company, Local SEO Search, in 2013.


During the show we discuss:

● What SEO is

● The benefits of SEO

● How SEO boosts your marketing

● The common SEO myths

● The SEO Strategies You Shouldn’t Ignore

● The SEO essentials?

● The best tools to use for SEO

● Some SEO techniques that can guarantee leads

● The basic SEO factors that will get you ranked on Google

● The best ever strategies to rank and earn in YouTube

● The different ways to optimize your website

● How to elevate SEO strategies


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Jun 1, 2021

Derick Van Ness is a Wealth Strategist who is passionate about helping people reach their full potential. His company, Big Life Financial is focused on removing the mystery and misinformation surrounding money and financial strategy so people can live their BIGGEST LIFE!


Derick believes that each person has something unique and valuable to contribute to the world, but that most people are never able to express that gift due to fear, doubt, or worry related to money. His mission is to eradicate that fear and fundamentally change the way that people think about the utilize money within the next generation.


During the show we discuss:

● What’s happening now in the economy that can rob your financial freedom

● What’s happening with inflation that can adversely affect you

● What’s happening with real estate values now

● How getting government money affects you as a business owner

● Why now is the time to borrow money

● Why now is a great time for you if you have asset

● Why you can expect interest rates to climb in the years to come

● The keys to financial peace of mind

● Tips to foster your financial peace of mind

● The biggest financial mistake

● Why to avoid falling into the “gambling trap” many entrepreneurs are in now

● How to adopt the money maximization model

● What’s happening currently that can hurt you financially

● How to get credits that greatly benefit your business

● What financial experts we should have in our corner  


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May 27, 2021

During this show, you’ll discover …

● How to use various forms of collateral to get business financing…

● … including collateral you probably haven’t even thought of

● How to use equipment as collateral for purchase…

● … leasing…

● … and sale-leaseback

● What inventory financing is all about…

● … including through Kickfurther

● Securities financing using 401(k)s…

● … IRAs…

● … stocks…

● … and bonds

● Where SBA programs fit in…

● … including CAPLines

● … the 7(a) loan…

● … and 504 loans

May 26, 2021

Two models and social activists came together with a shared dream – starting a modeling agency that would disrupt the way we think about and see the industry. One phone call was all it took after having been introduced to each other via a common friend, Val and Anne Therese knew right away that this agency had to happen.


Anne Therese Gennari and Val Emanuel are the agency that puts ethics, sustainability, environmental, and social justice at the core of our business. Founded in 2017, the agency came to life from the desire to build a platform where models are given a voice to speak about things they believe in. We wanted to show the world that models can be incredible agents of change and help shift pop culture in the direction needed for a better future.


During the show we discuss:

● How is the world-changing right now

● What kind of changes do we need to seek right now

● What can an individual do to have a positive change

● How to unblock the fear for a self-empowered action

● What is being a stubborn climate optimist mean

● How can being a stubborn climate optimist help the world

● The mindset practices for the climate optimist

● How to restore the ecosystem and our faith in humanity

● How can collective action help with climate

● The different things to do to promote collective actions

● How to be the change you wish to see in the world

● What is an ethical and sustainable way of life

● How to achieve an ethical and sustainable way of life


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May 25, 2021

Shelley Willingham is a successful business strategist and entrepreneur. She founded Vision and Passion International, LLC (VPI) in 2017 to focus on projects that simply set her soul on fire.


Throughout her career, she has gained the experience and know-how to help others run profitable businesses.  By sharing her strategies for success and the lessons she’s learned from her failures, she hopes to shorten the learning curve for entrepreneurs working hard to build their empires and leave a legacy.


Today, Shelley shares her expertise by coaching entrepreneurs and small business owners, speaking at various non-profit and business events and facilitating sales trainings, marketing workshops and leadership conferences.


During the show we discuss:

● The difference between mission & vision

● Importance of having a strong vision in business

● A good business vision

● How to get past imposter syndrome

● The components of a strategic vision statement

● How to effectively draw your vision

● How to celebrate small wins along the way

● How to find your true passion

● The tips for brainstorming ideas

● How will business strategies help businesses to succeed

● How to prepare for obstacles and remove blocks to your business’ success

● The proven strategies to implement the strategies

● How to get employees aligned with the company’s vision

● How to develop your mission

● The key factors of business success


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May 20, 2021

During this show, you’ll discover …

● How you can prevent business loan deals from being killed off

● Fundability and basic issues with business loan denials

● Business risk

● Inconsistent records

● SIC and NAICS Codes

● Business licensing

● Business addresses

● Business phone numbers, website, and email address

● Managing your business bank account to improve your chances of getting a business loan

● Personal and business credit improvement and management

● How and why business credit monitoring can help you keep your scores high…

● … and how to get it for 90% less than the three big business CRAs would charge y

May 19, 2021

Sean has been training, mentoring, and educating all his life. An exceptionally well-regarded conference speaker and author, Sean has delivered talks for Fortune 50 companies and top tier conferences. He has also been the author of several books on technical as well as business topics.


Sean has also been a professional services firm owner for over 20 years. His professional services work has spanned consulting engagements with the Fortune 50 and startups you have heard of; the sale of his first professional services company, and the growth of delivery, sales, marketing, and operational practices inside professional services firms.


In short, Sean brings a wealth of knowledge when it comes to surviving and thriving as a service firm owner or the leader of a practice area inside a larger services firm.


During the show we discuss:

● How to survive an economic downturn as a professional services firm leader

● Why “No” matters more than “Yes” when leading a firm and managing clients

● How to grow a marketing practice for Professional Services Firm (PSF) that generates solid leads and revenue

● How to mentor sales team members and seller-doers in a PSF so they can achieve exceptional performance

● How to balance marketing and sales efforts

● The Age of Narrow in consulting firms

● Essential tips to keep in mind when communicating with clients

● Why the typical approach to building a firm’s culture fails

● Why context always trumps tools, technique, and process


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May 18, 2021

Irene Moore is a digital communications and consumer behavior expert who helps e-commerce brands drive sales online. She co-founded Digital Marketing London (DM London) a specialist online marketing consultancy to the beauty, wellness, and luxury sector five years ago. She quickly grew the agency through delivering digital marketing campaigns for global brands, such as L'Oréal, NYX Cosmetics, Cantu Beauty, and Dior.


With a background in PR and marketing psychology, Irene has always been fascinated by what makes a powerful brand and credits her own business success to helping her clients better understand the ever changing shifts in customer behavior online in order to create more effective ads, campaigns and promotions.


During this show we discuss:


● What digital marketing is

● The role of digital marketing in a company

● Challenges of creating a digital marketing strategy

● How to boost engagement with customers

● How to grow your brand without sharing your personal life

● What consumer psychology is

● What makes a social strategy successful?

● Essential ingredients for building an engaged community

● How to build an audience persona

● Using an established persona in digital marketing

● Building a brand in a noisy digital world

● Top 3 factors that make a piece of content successful

● Which social channels to pursue

● Predictions in the e-commerce space when it comes to marketing


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May 13, 2021

During this show, you’ll discover …

● How minority women can get grants to start and run their businesses

● How specific grants for Black entrepreneurs…

● … Asian entrepreneurs…

● … and immigrant entrepreneurs can work

● Where to find grants for female entrepreneurs…

● … and Native American business owners

● How to find crowdfunding and angel investing opportunities for female minority business owners

● Where to find loans for women minority business owners

● How to find grants from the federal government…

● … to run a business or startup

May 12, 2021

After life as a consulting actuary to Fortune 100 Companies, David built the world’s largest coaching business, becoming #1 on Google for “life coaching.” Since discovering that Shiny Object Syndrome is an epidemic among high performers, David coaches rock star business owners to double revenue, achieve more in less time, and be a more extraordinary entrepreneur, partner, parent, and leader.


During the show we discuss:

● How do you get clear on your goals and define your  boundaries as well

● How to learn what to say “no” to

● Shiny Object Syndrome

● Shiny Object Syndrome among entrepreneurs

● How the human mind is like a “monkey on crack”

● The true cost of being so scattered in work and life

● Why choosing the right goals and plan is so important

● How to start focusing on less help with goals and plans

● Changing habits to go from Shiny Object Syndrome to Peaceful, Focused Action

● Speaking your truth

● Why you should be 30% more daring and truthful


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May 11, 2021

Adriana Kyser is an international wellness expert who has spent the past 15 years helping highly-driven women stop feeling stressed and overwhelmed and start living a happier, healthier and more fulfilling life. Using her Enlightened Alchemy™ method, she has helped thousands of women worldwide achieve everything from reduced pain and stress to increased confidence and productivity. Rather than drawing from only one modality, her extensive list of certifications (including NLP, coaching, and yoga) allow her to create a customized wellness experience for clients. As a brand ambassador, she has worked with Athleta and Larabar. She’s the co-author of the best seller book “Overcoming Adversity in Entrepreneurship”.


During the show we discuss:

● How health and happiness affect life and business

● How to overcome adversities in life and entrepreneurship

● How to build unstoppable confidence after setbacks in life and business

● Ways to transform painful past experiences into a superpower

● How to effectively use these superpowers in everyday life

● How to reduce pain and stress to increase confidence and productivity

● Secrets to overcome impostor syndrome and feel empowered on a regular basis

● Keys to prevent burnout, exhaustion, and overwhelm

● Key components to health, happiness, and fulfillment

● Strategies to have peace of mind

● What does it mean to live your purpose

● Ways to achieve anything you like


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May 6, 2021

During this show, you’ll discover …

● The kinds of public records which can affect a business’s fundability

● How personal or business bankruptcy can make the difference between getting a loan…

● … or not…

● … and how to fix errors in bankruptcy filings

● What to do about mistakes in liens

● How to correct defective legal judgments

● Why mistakes in UCC filings might not have to be corrected

● How acting fast can save you money

May 5, 2021

Elliott Holland, founder of Guardian Due Diligence is a business buying expert. He has a Harvard MBA, spent 10 years buying companies for himself and others, and now prevents his clients from losing millions buying bad businesses.

Mr. Holland has 10+ years of experience executing middle market deals as an entrepreneur who was spending his own money for diligence. He fully understands the challenges in executing good deals and avoiding lemons. He is a Harvard Business School (HBS) trained, seasoned buy-side advisor who spent almost a decade as an independent sponsor / business buyer / acquisition entrepreneur before starting Guardian.

During the show we discuss:

● Advantages of buying a business from building one

● How much money you really need to buy a business

● The things you need to know before buying a business

● How to avoid losing millions from buying bad business

● How to choose the best business for you to buy

● Why due diligence is even more important now during the coronavirus crisis

● How everyday people with no money can get into the business buying game

● Frequent mistakes people make when purchasing a business

● How to avoid the frequent mistakes people make when purchasing a business

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May 4, 2021

As president of Safe Harbor Retirement Planning, Mark Singer has served as a relentless retirement guide to thousands of individuals since 1986. The secret to his longevity has been asking the questions other advisors simply don’t ask; it allows him to make the best decisions for each client’s unique situation and ensure retirement success.


Mark is a former radio talk show host, is an author, and has become the go-to financial educator in the media. His most recent book ‘Don’t Outlive Your Money in Retirement’! 7 Key Steps, unveils the step-by-step process used to help maximize the retirement journey.


During the show we discuss:

● The #1 Fear of retirees financially

● Biggest concerns retirees have as they move into retirement

● How to not outlive your money

● How to invest retirement savings

● How to identify how much risk to take with retirees portfolio

● When most people retire

● Retiring early

● What youngsters should do to plan for retirement

● What benefits to get from tax/retirement pre-planning

● Should one consider selling assets before retirement

● 7 key steps to take on Don’t Outlive Your Money In Retirement

● How to know if a retiree is on track


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