Credit

Credit impacts almost everything that you do.

Want to own your own crib some day? A bad credit score will keep you from getting a mortgage with a good interest rate—or any mortgage at all. Want a better job? Plenty of employers won't hire you if your credit is bad.

On this page you will find everything you need to know about credit. What actions usually determine your credit score? How do you start building credit? Or repair it when your credit is already hurt?

From Credit Card to Credit Score?

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