WASHINGTON, D.C. ( TheStreet) -- Fewer small-business owners sought out credit last year amid a persistently challenging economic environment.According to the National Federation of Independent Business' latest credit report, the Washington-based organization found that 48% of businesses polled in October had applied for credit during the year, whether it was a bank loan, a business credit card or other line of credit, versus 55% of the participants in 2009.
Business Owners Shy Away From Credit
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