Employers look at your credit score to see if you're a worthy hire, and landlords use them to determine if you would be a good tenant. Some utility companies set deposits based on credit scores and insurance companies can use them to determine your premium.
The good news is, if you have a credit score that's less than favorable, you have the power to improve your score and save yourself some money.
Learn more about your credit score and steps you can take to increase your score:
- Understand your credit score
- How to move your credit score
- Don't be misled - 5 common credit misconceptions
- Credit Matters - From BalanceTrack®
- www.annualcreditreport.com - free annual credit report*
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