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Getting a boost to your credit line can be helpful for your credit score and wallet, but you should make some decisions before calling your issuer.
Many factors determine credit scores. Here’s what can bite into yours.
Follow these steps to improve your credit score over time.
Late payments can cause significant damage to your credit score, and they stay on your credit report for seven years.
Building a good FICO credit score is one of the best things you can do for your financial health.
Many credit card issuers offer their customers free credit scores, and some even provide them to non-customers.
Here’s how to choose and use your credit cards to hit your financial goals this year.
If you’ve opened more than 5 credit cards in the past 24 months, Chase probably won’t accept your credit card application.
Closing a credit card can hurt your score by reducing your available credit and increasing your credit utilization ratio.
A starter card can be a great tool for building credit while practicing good habits, like paying off balances each month.