Top Picks

Must Have Reference Materials

“The Pulse” – BCI’s Knowledge Center
NACM Resources for Credit Managers
Credit Research Foundation
ACM Fifth-Third Bank/UnitedTransactions
Accounting and Financial Terms Glossary
Manual of Credit and Commercial Laws
Principles of Business Credit
Construction Law Survival Manual
Understanding Financial Statements
Credit and Collections Handbook
Credit Professional’s Handbook

Financial News

Search Tools

Business Wire
CNBC Financial News
CNN Money
CNN Money – Fortune Magazine
Dow Jones
Financial Accounting Standards Board
Fox Business
Internet Bankruptcy Library
PR Newswire
Reuters Marketer News
Wall Street Journal
Worldwide Newspapers Online
AnyWho: Person and Business Search
Area Code and Telephone Search Tool
Yellow Pages
Google Search
People Yahoo
Public Record Finder
Search Systems

Financial Tools

Government, Fraud, Unclaimed Property and Annual Report Resources

Altman Z-Score
Financial Calculators
Morningstar Document Research
Sales and Use Tax Compliance
Sales Tax – 50 State Quick Guide
SIC Code Search
Time Zone Converter
Universal Currency Converter
US Treasury – Office of Foreign Assets Control


Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
US SEC – Forms and Filings
Anatomy of a Check Fraud
National Check Fraud Center
Postal Inspection Service
Missing Money
National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators
Unclaimed Property Professionals Organization
Annual Reports
Corporate Information – Public Company Info
Public Register Online – Annual Report Service
Public Registers Annual Report Service

Business Resources

Legal Resources

Better Business Bureau
Business Advisor
Small Business Association
Thomson Financial
Text Translator
Translation Tools


Commercial Law League
Miller Act
Red Flag Indicators
The Patriot Act
UN Commisstion on International Trade Law
Uniform Commercial Code

Antitrust Law – Worldwide Links
Antitrust: An Overview
FTC Guide to Antitrust Laws
Small Claims Court Links

Construction- Bonds & Liens


Department of Treasury Listing of Approved Sureties
MLBS – Mechanic Liens & Bond Services
National Association of Surety Bond Providers
State-by-State Lien Law Guide
Surety Information Office
Vann and Sheridan Liens and Bonds Resources


American Bankruptcy Institute
Electronic Bankruptcy Noticing Center
International Laws on Bankruptcy and Insolvency
Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts
Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER)
US Curcuit Court Listing

International Resources

Country Information

Economist Intelligence Unit
European Central Bank
European Economic & Monetary Union
European Investment Bank
European Union
Export-Import Bank
IBT Incoterms 2010
International Credit Management Resources
International Trade Administration
North American Free Trade Agreement
Overseas Private Investment Corp
Rundt’s Weekly
United Nations Statistics Division
US Foreign and Commercial Service Reports
World Bank
World Customs Organization
World Trade Organization
Australian Bureau of Statistics
Bank for International Settlements
Belgium Statistics
Bosnia and Herzegovina Federal Office of Statistics
Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics
Canada Statistics
Central Statistical Office of Hungary
China Economic Information Network
China Online
Columbia Trade News
Croatia Central Bureau of Statistics
Czech Republic Statistical Office
Denmark Statistical Office
France-Natl Inst. Of Statistics and Economic Studies
Hong Kong SAR Census and Statistics Development
Indonesia Statistics
Inter-American Development Bank
Ireland-Central Statistics Office
Italy-National Institute of Statistics
Japan Statistics Bureau
National Statistical Service of Greece
Netherlands Statistics
New Zealand Statistics
Philippines National Statistical Office
Poland-Central Statistical Office
Romania-National Institute of Statistics
Singapore Statistics
Slovenia Statistical Office
Spain National Statistics Institute
Sweden Statistics
Thailand National Statistical Office
United Kingdom Fair Trade Info
Kosovo Statistical Office
Malaysia Department of Statistics
Mexico-UNESCO Institute for Statistics
National Institute of Statistics and Census of Argentina
United Kingdom National Statistics
Korea Ministry of Strategy and Finance