Reading a credit report and understanding what to look for can be confusing. Use these tips to learn how to properly review your credit report.
When it comes to building and maintaining good credit, the best path isn’t always obvious
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Fortera is excited to announce our new free financial education tool, SavvyMoney. You now have instant access to your credit score and credit report, along with personalized tips on how to improve your score or maintain an already great score.
Most of us have never stopped to even think about what credit counseling is until we find ourselves facing a financial roadblock. Credit counseling isn’t just for those who need to improve their financial health — it can also help you to be more proactive in maintaining your finances as well.
It’s very tempting to say “yes” when the cashier offers a 30% discount if you sign up for their card. This can sound like a great deal, after all we all enjoy a discount. But now you are confused if they are offering a store rewards program card or a store credit card.
Similar to a credit score, FICO® Scores can influence the credit that's available to you and the terms, such as interest rate, that lenders offer you.
Your credit score goes with you wherever you go. This score can affect your ability to buy a car, obtain a credit card, rent an apartment, and sometimes even affect your job search.