Establishing Credit

Parent giving their teen a credit card. How to Build Credit at 17
September 1, 2020
Here's how to help yourself, or your child, start building credit before turning 18. Read more.
Different credit cardsShould You Get Another Credit Card? 9 Questions to Ask First...
July 23, 2020
Here are 9 important questions to think about before getting another credit card. Read more.
Bad credit could lead you to being denied. What is a subprime credit score?
July 14, 2020
Learn what subprime credit means, and what you can do about it. Read more.
Destney J. built her credit from scratch with Self. Building Credit From Scratch with College Student Destney J.
July 9, 2020
Have trouble gaining access to credit for the first time? You're not alone. Learn how Destney overcame that same problem and worked her way to good credit. Read more.
A person with a 500 credit score sits on a credit card. Credit Cards for 500 Credit Score
June 18, 2020
Get the complete guide to credit cards if you have bad credit in the 500-600 credit score range. Read more.
Sharita Humphrey is a Certified Financial Education Instructor based in Houston, TX. Sharita Humphrey: From Homeless to Homeowner
June 9, 2020
If Sharita could turn her financial life around, so can you. Learn how she transformed her finances and credit here. Read more.
Length of credit history is a major factor that impacts your credit score. What's a Good Length of Credit History?
June 2, 2020
How long you've been using credit impacts your credit score. Learn how, why, and what to do about it in this post. Read more.
Here's how to use secured credit cards to build credit. How to Use Secured Credit Cards
May 15, 2020
Secured credit cards can be a good option for establishing or rebuilding credit. Learn how they work and whether they're right for you. Read more.