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Read the latest advice from our team of experts on everything you need to know about your credit score and credit reports.

7 ways to improve your credit score

You can get started by checking your credit score to see where you currently stand. Once you have an idea of how much room you have to grow, use these tips to begin building better credit.

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Credit cards are still the main credit builders, but charge cards aren’t far behind.

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Paying off your balances in full is just the beginning of a path toward better credit.

4 mistakes to avoid when opening a new credit card

Avoid these credit card mistakes at all costs.

How to read a credit report

Learn how to decipher the four sections that comprise a credit report, and why consumer credit reports are better.

Error on your credit report? Here’s how you dispute it

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The Best Credit Cards of 2019

The Best Credit Cards of 2019

Ready to get your next credit card? Our team at Bankrate compiled the best credit cards for every credit score to help you maximize your everyday purchases and get yourself to a better financial future.

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