Gerri Detweiler

Gerri Detweiler has more than twenty years of experience guiding individuals through the confusing world of credit. She serves as head of market education for Nav, which provides business owners with free personal and business credit scores and financing advice.

Detweiler's articles have been widely syndicated. She is the author or co-author of five books, including her newest title, Finance Your Own Business: Get On The Financing Fast Track, coauthored with best-selling author and corporate attorney Garrett Sutton; and the free ebook Debt Collection Answers: How to Use Debt Collection Laws to Protect Your Rights. Gerri has been interviewed for more than 3,000 news stories, is an international speaker, and has testified before Congress.

Missed a monthly payment? Take these steps immediately
Missed a monthly payment? Take these steps immediately Money & Credit June 8, 2017
Maybe money is tight; you had more expenses (or less income) than you expected and something has to give. Or…
Raise your credit score with these pro tips
Raise your credit score with these pro tips Money & Credit May 9, 2017
As soon as I finish sending my tax information to my accountant each year, I turn my attention to another…
You may be able to get a collections account off your credit sooner than you think
You may be able to get a collections account off your credit sooner than you think Money & Credit May 7, 2017
While shopping for a home to buy, Ryan discovered through his credit monitoring service that a collection account had hit…
5 ways student loans can limit your life choices
5 ways student loans can limit your life choices College & University April 20, 2017
When you’re in school trying to earn a college degree, taking out student loans may feel like a no-brainer. You…
Credit card balances hurting your credit score? Here are 3 quick fixes
Credit card balances hurting your credit score? Here are 3 quick fixes Money & Credit November 5, 2016
Nothing can be more frustrating than checking your credit scores and discovering they aren’t as strong as you think they…
Inspired by Clark, this teen has saved thousands and now helps others do the same
Inspired by Clark, this teen has saved thousands and now helps others do the same Money & Credit August 1, 2016
He’s known as “The Coupon Kid,” and he helped bring the couponing movement to the UK. And it all started…
Will opening a new account help or hurt my credit score?
Will opening a new account help or hurt my credit score? Money & Credit August 1, 2016
Here’s the dilemma. You’ve checked your free credit scores and found out that yours could be higher if you had…
4 ways to turn your skills into cash this summer
4 ways to turn your skills into cash this summer Money & Credit June 22, 2016
Summer isn’t just about long, lazy days. For those with an entrepreneurial bent, it’s an opportunity to put cash in…