Credit

How to Update Your Credit Report Quickly (Rapid Rescoring) Header - 01How to Update Your Credit Report Quickly (Rapid Rescoring)
March 26, 2023
If you’re applying for a time-sensitive loan, a lender may be able to use a rapid rescore to update your credit report quickly to show recent positive changes. Read more.
7 Ways to Build Credit When You Have No Credit History Header - 017 Ways to Build Credit When You Have No Credit History
March 22, 2023
A guide for beginners with no credit history: Explore credit builder loans, secured credit cards, rent reporting services, and more with Self. Read more.
Does Opening a Checking Account Affect Your Credit Score Header - 01Does Opening a Checking Account Affect Your Credit Score?
March 22, 2023
Opening a new bank account likely won’t affect your credit. Banks use ChexSystems to screen your banking history, which doesn’t impact your credit score. Read more.
medical-billWhat Happens If You Don’t Pay Medical Bills?
March 21, 2023
In this post, we go over what happens if you don’t pay medical bills, how it impacts your finances and what to do if you can’t afford your medical bills. Read more.
someone paying with afterpayDoes Afterpay Build Credit? Understanding Buy Now, Pay Later
March 21, 2023
To get a better idea of how Afterpay impacts your credit history, this article shows you how Afterpay works and how it can affect your finances. Read more.
When Is the Best Time to Pay Your Credit Card Bill Header - 01When Is the Best Time to Pay Your Credit Card Bill?
March 13, 2023
The best time to pay your credit card bill is always by the due date, but there may be benefits to paying early. Learn more about when you should pay here. Read more.
woman-receiving-keys-to-an-apartment10 Ways to Rent an Apartment with No Credit History
March 8, 2023
If you’re looking for ways to rent an apartment with no credit, this post gives you 10 different options to consider, from getting a cosigner to negotiating with the landlord. Read more.
How to Rent an Apartment or House with Bad Credit Header - 01How to Rent an Apartment or House with Bad Credit
March 1, 2023
A landlord's decision will depend on the apartment complex, the rental market, and your income. We'll explain and provide ways to rent with bad credit. Read more.