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.
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.