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Credit Scores and Credit Make Up

Credit Cards and Debt

Having good credit can be more important than you think. In today’s world, credit is used for more than just getting a credit card or a loan. More and more employers and renters are relying on credit to determine job offers and leases. You can’t get a cell phone today without having your credit checked and insurance rates can be lower if you have good credit. Utility services now check credit to establish services. It’s typical to want to buy a car or house, and most students today cannot get through college without borrowing some type of student loan. Having and maintaining good credit is important in today’s world!

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Articles about credit and credit cards:

How to Read and Understand Credit Reports

Understanding All 3 FICO Credit Scores

10 Things First-Time Credit Card Users Need to Know

20 Things Every 20-Something Should Know About Credit

Steps to Eliminate Credit Card Debt


How Credit Card Interest Works – The Math

Three Credit Reporting Companies

                   Equifax     Experian     TransUnion





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