Credit Score

credit historyCredit Repair vs. Credit Building: What's The Difference
May 8, 2019
Here’s what to know about the differences between credit building and credit repair, and how to ensure you make the right moves to improve your credit. Read more.
Two hands holding a credit card at a computerHow Closed Accounts Affect Your Credit Report
May 2, 2019
Closing a credit card account or loan account is a complex decision. Before you close any account, make sure to understand how it will influence your credit score going forward. Here’s a rundown to help you out. Read more.
Woman looking at credit score at computerEverything You Need to Know About Credit Inquiries
April 30, 2019
Learn what the different types of credit inquiries mean and the impact they could have on your credit score. Read more.
toy car on yellow backgroundDo Insurance Quotes Affect Your Credit Score?
April 25, 2019
Learn the ins-and-outs of shopping for insurance quotes and the role your credit plays in your search. Read more.
woman on computerHow To Freeze Your Credit plus Pros & Cons
April 23, 2019
Here’s what you need to know about credit freezes, including how they affect your credit and when it’s worth using one. Read more.
people gathering and talking4 Types of People Who Might Not Want a Self Account
April 17, 2019
A Self account can be a great fit for a lot of people, it might not be right for everyone. Here's a guide to help you decide if it's right for you. Read more.
How much money you owe on credit accounts is a major factor that impacts your credit score. How Credit Utilization Works
April 9, 2019
The more you know about how credit utilization works and what to do to keep it at a healthy level, the better your chances are of having a great credit score. Read more.
Couple smiling looking at computerEverything You Need to Know about Your Credit Score and Self
March 27, 2019
Working at Self we get a lot of questions about how exactly our product helps people build credit. We wanted to take a moment to peel back the curtain, dig a little deeper and help give you a better understanding of how it all works. Read more.