Establishing Credit

Lock over a credit cardWhat to Do if You’re Denied a Secured Credit Card
May 5, 2020
If you're denied a secured card, you still have options to build credit. Here's what to know. Read more.
A colorful illustration of a credit score range arch with apartment buildings in the foreground.Renting an Apartment with a 500 Credit Score
April 28, 2020
Learn why credit matters when renting an apartment – and what you can do about it if you have a bad credit score. Read more.
An image of a semi-transparent woman on a park bench in a city.Do You Have Insufficient Credit History?
April 27, 2020
The word "insufficient" gets thrown around a lot in finance. Here's what it means when it comes to your credit. Read more.
The costs associated with using a credit card. What are the Costs Involved in Using a Credit Card?
March 10, 2020
If you're not careful, using credit cards can get expensive. Here are some common credit card fees to watch out for... Read more.
Young couple in their kitchen looking at billsAlternative Credit Data and Scoring Models
March 5, 2020
Spoiler! It's not just about the information on your credit report anymore. Read more.
high rise buildings What Does a Credit Bureau Do and Why?
February 13, 2020
What are credit bureaus, what data do they collect on you and how do they use it? Get the answers here. Read more.
Older man looking over his credit reportHow Often Do Credit Reports Update?
February 11, 2020
You made payments on a loan or credit card and you want to see it reflected on your credit score ASAP. For the most part, patience is required. Read this article to learn how often credit reports are updated. Read more.
There are 5 major factors that impact your credit score. 5 Major Credit Score Factors
January 16, 2020
Learn about the 5 major factors that impact your credit score the most. Read more.