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Intro to Credit Course

June 5, 2019

Learn the basics of credit in this introductory course. Read more.

Do You Really Need an 850 Credit Score?

June 4, 2019

While getting that perfect 850 credit score is possible, it's not always necessary. Here's why. Read more.

Is Reporting Rent to the Credit Bureaus Worth it?

May 21, 2019

Some services offer rent reporting – for a fee. But are these services worth it when it comes to building credit? The answer might surprise you. Read more.

Credit Builder Loan vs. Personal Loan - What's the Difference?

May 16, 2019

They might sound similar, but there are some key differences between credit builder loans and personal loans. Here's how to tell them apart, and how to decide which might be right for you. Read more.

Credit Building vs. Credit Repair: What You Need to Know

May 8, 2019

Here’s what to know about the differences between credit building and credit repair, and how to ensure you make the right moves to improve your credit. Read more.

How Closed Accounts Impact Your Credit Report

May 2, 2019

Closing a credit card account or loan account is a complex decision. Before you close any account, make sure to understand how it will influence your credit score going forward. Here’s a rundown to help you out. Read more.

What’s a Certificate of Deposit? And What it Means at Self Lender

May 1, 2019

In this guide, we’ll take you in depth into what exactly a CD is, the difference between a CD and a regular savings account, how the CD at Self Lender is a little different, and how you can use these unique tools to help build credit. Read more.

Everything You Need to Know About Credit Inquiries

April 30, 2019

Learn what the different types of credit inquiries mean and the impact they could have on your credit score. Read more.