The taxman takes and gives – and you might be surprised to learn that your credit scores can be affected, either positively or negatively, by how you pay the IRS or how you spend your windfall. Here are a few tips that can make a difference in your credit health.
’Tis the season to shop and celebrate, and if you plan to fund the festivities with credit cards beware of the pitfalls that could bury your credit scores.
Equip your teen to navigate the credit world, both on- and off-campus, by sending them off with these Credit 101 tips! Help them begin establishing credit, discuss how late payments and over-limit fees can impact their credit scores, and encourage them to build good credit habits right out of the gate.
When you ask for a lender’s “hand” in extending you credit – and they accept your proposal – the marriage between debt and your credit scores begins. If you truly commit to your credit scores for better, you can avoid the worse by pledging these Credit “I Do’s.”
Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start to summer and one of the hottest times to test drive that new ride you’ve been eyeing. Prices are slashed – and the salesforce is primed to make their quota by cutting deals that’ll get you behind the wheel if your credit scores will go the distance.
Getting your credit scores to shine like a pot of gold takes a lot more than luck. If you want to get “in like Flynn” with creditors, you have to stay on the right path with good credit behaviors. In the spirit of St. Paddy’s Day, just heed these words of wisdom.