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Paying off your credit card can quickly improve your credit score, but it has another benefit that might feel even more important
Carrying a high credit-card balance hurts your credit score, and paying that balance is an easy way to boost your score — plus save money in the long term.
Your credit score is based on a complicated, murky calculation, but you can fix it by focusing on 2 easily controllable factors
Improve your credit score by focusing on the big things, not the little things. Start with your on-time-payment history and debt balance.
I have 26 credit cards and excellent credit. Here’s the best advice I can give you on keeping up your score, no matter how many cards you have.
No need for perfect credit score: Having "excellent credit" over 800 is more than enough to get the best interest rates and terms on a loan.
I’ve opened more than a dozen credit cards and figured out exactly how opening a card for the bonus affects my credit
Figuring out the right mix of credit cards to optimize your finances can be difficult. Figure out whether a new credit card can help or hurt you.
Here are 5 credit cards that offer free credit score monitoring services — and lucrative rewards, whether you're looking for travel points or cash back.
From unpaid bills to misplaced mail, people shared with INSIDER the stories that made their credit scores drop.
After years of experimenting, I’ve figured out exactly what opening and closing credit cards does to your credit
At first, he was a little wary of opening new cards, thinking they might hurt his credit — but they did just the opposite, thanks to a smart strategy.
An excellent credit score is anything above 800, according to the FICO model. People with excellent credit practice a few good financial habits.
It can seem hard to build your credit, but it's not that difficult to maintain — as long as you follow some basic personal finance rules.
Whether you’re buying a car or taking out a mortgage, most lenders determine your trustworthiness the same way
A three-digit number can make or break your ability to buy a car or take out a mortgage. A good credit score is typically anything above 670.