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.

Establishing Credit

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.
An illustration of a woman holding her hands out with a credit score range in one hand and in the other hand is an empty circle.Is It Better To Have No Credit Than Bad Credit?
May 15, 2021
With what you've heard about the challenges of having bad credit, you might think it's better to have no credit score at all. That might be oversimplifying things. Read this article to compare each situation. Read more.
Woman getting the keys to her new car. What’s a Good Credit Score to Buy a Car?
April 16, 2021
Here's what you need to know about your credit score and getting a car loan. Read more.
Image of a woman using a magnifying glass to review a credit report.Does Checking Your Credit Score Lower It?
April 15, 2021
If you're wondering whether checking your own credit score will make it drop, rest assured. Checking your own credit report has no impact on your credit score. Learn why and what does impact your score. Read more.
210205 Blog CrediReportvsScores@150Credit Report vs. Credit Score: What’s the Difference?
March 10, 2021
Credit reports and credit scores are often confused. Keep reading to learn more about the differences between a credit report vs credit score! Read more.
Cell phone with a broken credit cardGetting a Cell Phone with Bad Credit (500 Credit Score)
January 5, 2021
Here are some options for getting a cell phone with bad credit. Read more.
Woman on a stack of papers with a penWhat to Know About Buying Credit Tradelines
November 24, 2020
Here's what you need to know about buying tradelines if you're trying to build credit fast. Read more.
Is it debit or credit? Does Using a Debit Card as Credit Help You Build Credit?
November 3, 2020
Here’s what’s going on behind the scenes when you press the credit button while using your debit card. Read more.