While a good credit score definitely helps you get approved for loans, it’s not a magic key. Even someone with an excellent score can be turned down for a new loan.
There’s no better time than now to get a head start on next year’s resolutions, especially if achieving a better credit score is one of them.
This Credit Sesame member had an 800+ credit score before she graduated from college. She shares her secrets about how she did it.
Financially responsible teens stand a better chance of avoiding common financial pitfalls like falling into debt or being blindsided by poor credit.
If you want to know what the difference is between a credit report and a credit score, or why you need to know that the first place, you’ll need to do a little independent study.
Even if you’re currently saddled with bad credit you may be able to qualify for a credit card. Find out which ones.
Here’s how this member raised her score 70 points in just six months:
Exclusive Credit Sesame survey: Americans with excellent credit scores are far more likely to also be saving money – and to have greater confidence about their financial futures – compared with people who have bad credit ratings.
This Credit Sesame member built a credit score of 816 without ever taking out a single loan. Find out how.
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