Credit is an important part of your financial health. Check out the latest tips for improving and maintaining a healthy credit score.
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Understanding The Differences Between FICO® And VantageScore®
If you’re monitoring your credit, one of the most fundamental questions you may have is the difference between a FICO® Score and VantageScore®.
What Happens To Your Credit After Taking Out A Mortgage?
As a new homeowner, you may be wondering how your mortgage affects your credit score. Read on to learn what happens to your credit after taking out a home loan.
What Is A Credit Score And How Is It Determined?
Many people understand that a good credit score usually translates into higher approval chances and better loan terms, but understanding the meaning of a credit score and how it’s calculated can be more challenging. We’ll dive into exactly what a credit score means.
Credit Score Factors: Length Of Credit History
Did you know that the length of your credit history plays a role in your credit score? Read our guide to find out how impactful your credit history is on your score.
How To Look At Your Credit Score
Everyone’s heard the term “credit score,” but that doesn’t mean they know what it is, how to access it or that each person has more than one. Luckily, checking your credit score is not as difficult as you might think. Here is everything you need to know to become an expert at managing your credit.
Your Annual Credit Report: How To Get It For Free
You’ve heard that you should get an annual credit report, but how? Here’s the best way to go about doing it – for free!
Everything You Need To Know About the 3 Credit Bureaus
In this post we’ll talk about the 3 main national credit bureaus for consumers — Equifax®, Experian® and TransUnion® — what they do and how they work.
Comparing Credit Scores
What Is A Good Credit Score?
Learn how to determine if your credit score is good, great or bad, and how that affects your financial life.
Here’s The Average Credit Score By Age In The US
Credit score is the most important factor in a lender’s decision to offer a loan. What is the average credit score by age in the U.S., and how does your credit score compare?
Tips To Boost Your Credit Score
How to Improve Your Credit Score: 8 Tips
A solid credit score is a critical component of your financial health. If you’re looking to improve your credit score, check out these 8 straightforward tips.
How To Get A Credit Score Of 700 Or 800 (Or More)
Your credit score is an important indicator of your financial health. Read our guide on how to get a credit score of 700 or 800, or more.
Ways To Repair Bad Credit
What Errors Should I Be Looking For On My Credit Report?
Which errors on a credit report could impact your score, and how do you fix credit report errors? Below, read about the top errors you should look for on a credit report and how to check for them.
How To Fix Your Credit
Credit damage shouldn’t feel impossible to fix. Here’s our definitive guide on how to repair your credit and get back on track with your credit score.
Credit & Loans
Why Do Lenders Need My Credit Report And Score?
What’s the purpose of a lender looking at your credit? What do they like to see? How does a credit pull affect your score? We answer it all.
How To Get A Loan With Bad Credit: Tips To Maximize Your Chance Of Approval
Wondering how to get a loan with bad credit? Read our tips and tricks to maximize your chance of approval despite having a low credit score.
Does Applying For Loans Affect Your Credit Score?
Due to the expensive grind of daily life, sometimes we need to take out loans to get by. When we apply for those loans, our credit score has the potential of being negatively impacted. To make sense of this irony, let’s dive deeper into the credit score process itself.
More Personal Credit Resources
Hard And Soft Credit Pulls: What’s The Difference?
If you’re looking to get approved for a loan with the most favorable interest rates, you’ll want to pay attention. Not doing so can cost you additional money. Let’s explore the difference between a soft and hard credit check and how they can affect your credit score.
How Many Lines Of Credit Should I Have?
When determining how many lines of credit you should have, it’s important to know that there is no formula or magic number. Because the number of credit scores one has can vary from person to person, you should consider your spending habits and ability to manage credit before deciding whether to add another line of credit or not.