690 Credit Score – Is It Okay?

Are you curious about how your credit score stacks up compared to everyone else’s score — and how you can raise it? We’ll take a look at each of the three major credit reporting bureaus and what they consider to be a good and a bad score. We’ll also give you a few helpful tips … Continued

Understanding a 750 Credit Score

You’ve paid every bill on time and you’re finally starting to get out of debt. After months of work, you log into your banking app to check your credit score. Determined to achieve perfect credit, you see that your score is 750. You’re excited because your score is going up — but is a 750 … Continued

Why Did My Credit Score Drop?

After weeks of scrimping, saving, budgeting and paying off your debt, you check your credit score and see … a drop? That can’t be possible — right? Few things are quite as frustrating as seeing your credit score fall, especially when you’ve been working to raise it. But it happens to all of us, and you … Continued

What is a Fair Credit Score?

No matter what you want to accomplish in the next few years, a great credit score might help you get there. A high score can help you get a loan to start a business, open a credit card with a lower interest rate and even make the jump to owning a home. However, you might … Continued

What is a Credit Report?

When was the last time you took a look at your credit report? Whether you’re just learning how to look up your score or whether you want to improve it, we’ll give you a crash course on everything you need to know about your credit report. We’ll go over where you can get all of … Continued

What is Credit?

If you’re like most people, credit plays a role in your life. But do you really understand how credit lines, credit cards and credit scores actually work? Here’s a crash course on everything related to credit, including information on the different types of credit and where credit scores come from. We’ll also give you a … Continued

How Long Does It Take to Build Credit?

Have you begun the process of building or repairing your credit score? Maybe you’ve paid off loans or have been making your credit card payments on time. Even so, you might notice that you’re not seeing any progress. The truth is, your credit score is a sensitive set of numbers and it can take a … Continued