Category Archives: Credit Scores

4 Reasons to Always Know Your Credit Score
Do you know what your credit score is? Are you afraid of what you might find? If you don’t know what your credit score is, you’re not alone.  Although your credit score isn’t a number that is readily in your face like your checking account balance, it is a number you should always know. Here are 4 reasons (plus 2 bonus ones!) why you should always...
10 Key Credit Score Terms To Master
Calculating credit scores is complicated, But if you understand these 9 key credit score terms, you will be well on your way to building a better credit score and a brighter, more secure financial future.

Credit score

A number (usually between about 300 and 800) that represents your creditworthiness. The lower your score, the more of a risk you are to lenders, the less likely you are...
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What’s With All These Different Credit Scores?
You’re probably familiar with the importance of credit scores. Lenders and stores use your credit score(s) to decide whether or not to extend credit to you. They also use them to decide what interest rate to charge you on a loan or credit card, as well as the credit limit. And even whether to require a deposit when opening a new account. But with all the different...
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