Author: Sean P. Egen
February 08, 2018
Your credit score is a number that represents your creditworthiness to lenders. It is influenced by—and can influence—the following:
About the author:Sean P. Egen
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.
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