Filing for unemployment benefits won't directly affect your credit score. Having reduced or no income for a while could make it harder to pay bills, though. If you fall behind, that could affect your credit score. Read more.
While a credit card can be a major tool for building credit, you'll want to choose one that best fits your situation. Read on for the main differences between secured and unsecured credit cards to decide which is best for you. Read more.
Unpaid medical bills can indirectly affect your credit report and score. You probably won't see the name of the health care provider on your report, though. More likely it will be the name of a collections agency. Read this article to learn more. Read more.