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Articles on Marketing

Funding and Running an Effective Small Business Marketing Campaign

A considerable number of small businesses in the United States are sole proprietorships or closely held enterprises, including family operations. Business finances are closely connected with the economic health and wellness of a sole proprietor or close group of owners. Consequently, decisions made pertaining to small business marketing have a direct impact on both the Read more >

How to Wring the Most Business Value From a Personal Loan

When it comes to starting your business, not all credit is created equal. A recent study found that companies that borrow under the business name have higher revenues and longer survival rates than those that take out debt in the name of the business owner. But using personal credit to fund your business is not Read more >

How to Let the World Know You’re Open for Business

Small but Loud Being a small business, let alone a new business, can feel a bit lonely as you build a client base. No matter how great your concept or how valuable your service or product, you need to get the word out to build a following. Whether you can afford to advertise or plan Read more >

Who is the NFCC?

We are the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC). Founded in 1951, the NFCC is the nation’s first and largest nonprofit dedicated to improving people’s financial well-being.

NFCC members help millions of consumers like you through community-based offices serving all 50 states and Puerto Rico. Each NFCC member agency has earned our seal by adhering to high standards and ethical practices designed to help you achieve financial stability.

For more on the NFCC, visit


Thank you to TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank® and The TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD Bank, for their exclusive support and commitment to NFCC’s small business owner financial coaching and education program.