When is a credit score bad?

Answer Knowing your credit score is good. Knowing what that score means can help you make decisions that will improve your score. Scores range from 300 to 850, and higher is better. Just how bad your scor... Read More »

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What is a good credit score on a credit score scale?

On One Hand: Over 700 on the FICO ScaleThe FICO credit scoring scale runs from 300 to 850, with higher scores signifying a more credit-worthy individual. A score of 700 or higher signifies that you... Read More »

Will canceling credit cards with high available credit hurt my credit score?

Closing a credit card with a high available credit limit will lower your available credit, as well as remove some of your credit history. Typically, it does lower a borrower's credit score, althoug... Read More »

How to Get an Apartment When You Have a Bad Credit Score?

Good credit is required for more than purchasing homes and buying cars. Employers and landlords now review credit history, on a regular basis, as part of their background checks. If you have bad cr... Read More »

When is your credit score updated?

Your credit score can change whenever new data is added to your credit report. As a general rule, the three major credit reporting agencies ( Equifax, Experian and TransUnion) update consumer credi... Read More »