Tag Archives: Credit

Small Business Help for College Entrepreneurs

Author: 8th and Walton

Did you know that Harvard used to prevent student entrepreneurs from operating businesses from their dorm rooms? It wasn’t until the year 2000 that the college Dean, Harry R. Lewis, proposed a change to school rules that would allow students to start businesses while living on campus. The change came about because of the emerging e-commerce revolution that allowed young people…

Dun & Bradstreet Offers Free Credit Reports After Brexit

Author: 8th and Walton

The recent referendum in the United Kingdom came as a shock to many people. Government and business leaders found themselves unprepared for the reality of the UK leaving the European Union in two years. The shock was felt all over the world, in fact, as financial markets dropped among all the uncertainty. Business owners, in particular, may have significant concerns about…

Be Proactive! Combat Forced Labor in Your Supply Chain

Author: 8th and Walton

The ability to gather, track, and interpret data has changed the way everyone does business: Retailers and suppliers alike. It also means that businesses are increasingly held accountable by governments, and other businesses, for ensuring that their goods and services are produced ethically. Over the past several years, the media and activist groups have drawn attention to the problem of slavery…

How Much Does Your D-U-N-S Number Matter?

Author: 8th and Walton

So you’ve done your research and decided that it’s a good idea to be proactive in developing your DUNS score. You’ve established your number, signed up for CreditSignal®, and monitor your reports daily. You also report your business transactions each month. Your D&B D-U-N-S Number is looking good. You know that any day now, you’ll get noticed by other businesses, establish…