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How To Establish Credit Without A Credit Card

November 1, 2018

Establishing credit without using a credit card is unconventional, but not impossible. Here are some suggestions you can use. Read more.

How Long Does It Take To Build Credit?

October 24, 2018

The time it takes to rebuild your credit and impact your credit score varies by your personal circumstances and, to some degree, when the lender or credit card reports to the credit bureaus and by credit bureau. Plan on six months. Read more.

How To Establish Credit At 18

October 23, 2018

Your credit history will be important throughout your life. Only 18? It's not too soon to start building credit. Find the three best ways to get started here. Read more.

How A Short Sale Affects Your Credit Score

October 18, 2018

A short sale will damage your credit - for a while. How much damage it does depends on several factors, including how good your credit score is when it happens. Read more.

74% of Americans Don’t Know What a “Good” Credit Score Is

October 17, 2018

We polled 1,000 Americans and asked them if they knew what a “good” credit score is — and the results we found will likely surprise you. Read more.

Do Prepaid Cards Build Credit?

October 1, 2018

Looking for easy and affordable ways to build credit? Unfortunately prepaid cards won't help. But you have alternatives, including secured cards and credit-builder loans. Read more.

How to Build Credit

February 1, 2018

Whether you're starting from scratch or rebuilding your credit, there are several ways to establish or improve your credit. See our simple, but comprehensive guide. Read more.

The high cost of bad credit (and how to fix it)

May 31, 2017

Let's briefly explore some ways bad credit history can cost you and derail you from your goals. Read more.