April 24, 2019
Credit scores rise and fall because they’re based on how you’re managing your credit at any given point in time. Try these tips if you’re looking to improve your credit score.
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After realizing he couldn’t pay back his outrageous film school student loans with rejection notices from Hollywood studios, Sean focused his screenwriting skills on scripting corporate videos. Videos led to marketing communications, which led to articles and, before he knew it, Sean was making a living as a writer. He continues to do so today by leveraging his expertise in credit, financial planning, wealth-building, and living your best life for Credit One Bank.
So you’re looking to increase your credit score—preferably sooner rather than later.
Credit challenges come in many forms: foreclosure, bankruptcy, or a costly medical emergency. Or maybe you just missed a few car payments during tough times. Bad credit happens to good people all the time. A run of bad luck can throw even the most responsible person into a financial free fall. Fortunately, learning how to build credit or rebuild your credit score is not as difficult as it may seem. In fact, one of the best ways to begin rebuilding is using small, everyday purchases to your advantage.
You’ve undoubtedly heard warnings about being careful not to become overwhelmed by credit card debt. That saying “yes” to more credit could tempt you into overspending. These warnings may have caused you to shy away from offers for credit line increases. But is passing up the opportunity for more credit really the best course of action for building or maintaining good credit?