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8 Shocking Things That Can Destroy Your Credit Score

If you know the importance of your credit score, you can skip ahead to see what little-known things will hurt it. However, if you’re an adult and don’t know much your credit or why it is important to have a good credit score, we’re going to quickly break it down for you. A credit score provides an easy way for lenders ... Read More »

6 Credit Card Secrets The Bank Doesn’t Want You To Know

One Late Payment = Two Penalties In this wonderful and “fair” world we live in, you can be penalized with two surcharges on one delinquency, and you won’t know about them until you’ve been charged. These can come in the form of a late fee (up to $35), and a penalty rate – a permanent interest increase that can jack up ... Read More »

4 Credit Card Myths Destroying Your Wallet

“You should always carry a balance on your credit card.” A terrible myth is floating around the internet that carrying a balance on your credit card and only paying the minimum due each month will help your credit score. You don’t need to carry a balance to have a good credit score. In this case, carrying a balance means only paying the ... Read More »

10 Tricks That Will Improve Your Credit Score

Pay your credit cards twice each month. The most popular trick to raising your credit score is actually one of the more simple things you can do. If you’re that person who charges close to your credit limit every month, it could damage your score. Yes, it will even hurt your score if you pay it off in full. There’s ... Read More »