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Need to fix your credit? Do it like a financial pro (for free) with this self-guided video series

This post originally appeared on the blog of our partner, CDC Small Business Finance.

Are you looking into a small business loan? Before filling out an application, you’ll want to know whether you have a high enough credit score to qualify for financing. And if your score is not quite there yet, don’t give up — you have the power to fix your credit yourself.

Believe it or not, you don’t need a credit-repair company to spot and correct common credit issues. Financial experts with proven methods will walk you through this very process in this five-part video series, produced by us, CDC Small Business Finance.

We know your time is valuable. Each video is four minutes or less, so you’ll be equipped with a practical plan and actionable steps — after investing just two to 15 minutes of your time.  


  • 5 tips for fixing your credit for free,

  • How long negative information stays on your credit report,

  • 3 key things to consider when fixing your credit

  • And more.

Related: How to fix your credit score yourself to boost odds of getting a small business loan


CDC Small Business Finance is not just a leading small business lender and nonprofit with 40 years of lending experience. We are also consumer advocates. This means we only provide sustainable, affordable loans to small business borrowers. Along with that, we believe in educating our would-be and existing clients in Financial 101 to ensure they are putting their best financial foot forward during the loan process and beyond.  

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