Most of us have a pretty good idea of the basic credit behaviors that will keep our creditors happy. But did you know that a simple change in your credit card balances can raise or lower your scores? There are lesser-known financial behaviors that can affect your credit scores more than you may realize.
Labor Day weekend is a celebratory time for many hardworking Americans. As you prepare to shop and enjoy the holiday with friends and family, give …
It’s easy to get wrapped up in the holiday spirit and get a little too credit-tipsy buying gifts. Here are a few remedies to cure holiday hangover symptoms and protect your credit scores.
Ask a lender to extend credit and they immediately want to know if you are creditworthy. Your credit reports and scores will give lenders an idea of how creditworthy you are by indicating how you fare on the three Cs – capacity, character and consistency.