Do you know what credit utilization is or how it may be negatively impacting your credit score? We give you the scoop.
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Lenders, utility companies and even employers are considering consumer credit reports and data provided by credit bureaus more than ever before. Even world governments are having their credit ratings scrutinized.
Keeping your credit in tip-top shape is very important. Let’s take a look at a few common credit mistakes I hear people making over-and-over.
Discussions about credit improvement often focus on the dos. However, in many cases, the don’ts are just as important. Find out what don’ts you may be doing and how these actions may be negatively impacting your credit score.
Let’s face it, we’ve all been there. You’ve enjoyed a fun and indulgent spending spree, and yes, you charged everything to your credit card. One month and many blissful purchases later, you find yourself facing a huge credit card bill. You don’t have the money to pay for it, so you pay the minimum balance due. This is dangerous, and in many cases, can cost you your credit score – and ultimately your financial future. Find out how to redeem yourself – and your credit score – after a spending spree.
If you’re a fan of TV’s “Mythbusters,” then you may already know the truth about many popular fictions – like how a heated Jawbreaker can explode when you bite into it or that your toilet seat is the cleanest surface in your house. While these are fun myths to debunk, knowing the facts of these fictional stories won’t affect your personal finances. What can impact your wallet is what you know and don’t know about your credit score. Here are the real facts behind 10 common credit score fictions.
With the holidays just around the corner, there’s no time like the present to get smart about your credit. Give…
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It’s more important than ever to take care of your credit. But what’s good for your credit score isn’t always obvious (or logical). Here’s a great Credit Cards 101 article, which answers a lot of common questions about credit cards and credit scores.