Your Credit History

  • Section 1 thumbnail Your Credit Report

  • Section 2 thumbnail Your Credit Score

  • Section 3 thumbnail Order a Free Credit Report

  • Section 4 thumbnail Credit Report Errors

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Why is your credit history important?

Your credit history is important to a lot of people: mortgage lenders, credit unions, utility companies, prospective employers, and more. So it’s especially important that you understand your credit report, credit score and the companies that compile that information, credit bureaus. Learn why credit reports and credit scores are an important to your financial future.

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Map to Great Credit

  1. Begin history
  2. Pay on time
  3. Different types of credit
  4. Don't borrow too much
  5. Spend responsibly
  6. Monitor credit reports
  7. Pay off balances
  8. Great credit!
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