Credit Score

What is a Credit Reference [+ Examples] - heroWhat is a Credit Reference? [+ Examples]
August 10, 2021
A credit reference is similar to a work reference, except it can help you get a loan or other financial product. Learn more about credit references and how to make the best credit impression here. Read more.
What are the consequences of defaulting on a car loan?Consequences of Defaulting on a Car Loan
August 9, 2021
Since defaulting on a car loan can have severe consequences, it’s best to avoid it. Read on to learn some options to avoid reaching default, and what happens if you can’t avoid it. Read more.
Does Buying a Car Help Your Credit Score?Does Buying a Car Help Your Credit Score?
August 5, 2021
There are many factors to consider when getting a car, but does buying a car help your credit score? Learn more about the impact buying a car has on your credit score. Read more.
How Much Will a Secured Credit Card Help My Credit Score?How Much Will a Secured Credit Card Raise My Score?
August 4, 2021
There's no guarantee that using a secured credit card will improve your credit score. Everything depends on how you use the card and what's already in your unique credit history. Read more.
Benefits of a Secured Credit Card5 Benefits of a Secured Credit Card
August 3, 2021
A secured credit card has many of the same benefits of a regular credit card - but it may be easier to get if you have bad credit or no credit history. Read on to learn about the benefits of a secured credit card. Read more.
What are the 5 Cs of Credit?What Are the 5 C’s of Credit
July 29, 2021
Many lenders will consider character, capacity, character, collateral, and conditions when you apply for financing. Read on to learn more about these 5 C’s of credit and why they matter. Read more.
How to Get a 720 Credit Score in 6 MonthsHow to Get a 720 Credit Score in 6 Months
July 27, 2021
Raising your credit score in a 6 month period is possible if you understand what's in your credit report and make a plan. Learn how to get a 720 credit score in 6 months. Read more.
What Debt to Pay Off FirstWhat Debt Should You Pay Off First to Raise Your Credit Score?
July 26, 2021
Paying off debt is an important step when it comes to raising your credit score. Keep reading for more information on what debt you should pay off first to raise your credit score. Read more.