Columbia, MD: June 20, 2013‚ÄĒIn support of National Small Business Week, the National Association of Credit Management (NACM) released a fact sheet today offering the nation‚Äôs small businesses a quick reference document on commercial credit reporting. The free fact sheet, titled ‚ÄúCommercial Credit Reporting: What Every Company Needs to Know,‚ÄĚ provides the smallest of the nation‚Äôs firms with the information they need to be able to manage their own company‚Äôs commercial credit profile.
A number of small companies only rely on the owner‚Äôs personal consumer credit to operate the business. They may not be aware of, or know enough about commercial credit and commercial credit reporting to establish and build a strong commercial credit profile, which can help these businesses acquire better bank financing and the crucial goods and services needed from other trade suppliers on an unsecured basis. ‚ÄúNACM hopes the fact sheet will help companies build their credit and support their financial practices,‚ÄĚ said NACM President Robin Schauseil, CAE. ‚ÄúIt is imperative to eliminate any misconceptions and educate companies about commercial credit and commercial credit reports, especially among small businesses, the drivers of the nation‚Äôs economy.‚ÄĚ