What is good credit history?

Answer A good credit history consists of on-time payments on credit cards and loans, keeping low balances on revolving accounts or credit cards, not having a lot of new accounts opened all at once and not... Read More »

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Why is building a good credit history important?

Your credit history is part of your complete financial picture and is increasingly important to your ability to borrow, get credit and even be considered for a job. Creditors, lenders and employers... Read More »

How to Show Years of Good Payment History on a Credit Report?

In many cases, a creditor can gauge your payment history by simply downloading the credit report through an electronic service. If for some reason you must provide a printed credit report to a cred... Read More »

How to Add Accounts with Good History to Your Credit Report?

According to MyFico, your FICO credit score ranges from 300 to 850 and is based upon the information found in your credit report. The more positive data you have on your report, the higher your sco... Read More »

Does good payment history show up on a cosigner's credit?

Good payments show up on the credit histories of all cosigners on a loan, according to MSN Money Central. Getting a consigner on a loan is a common way for those without a credit history to establi... Read More »