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4 Mistakes That can Hurt a Credit Score

How to Boost Your FICO Score wanted to share the four mistakes that can ‘hurt’ a credit score — be careful not to max out those credit cards. Potential lenders also care about how much a person is charging on their card, because the more they spend the less likely they will be able to repay the debt — this is where credit card utilization comes in.

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[1 Mar 2019 | No Comment | 5,206 views]
7 Things you Probably Didn’t Know Affected Your Credit Score

All Credit Reports are Not Created Equal — This means that your interest rate is somewhat dependent on whichever credit report your lender uses. This may not sound significant but a few points could mean the difference between being classified from the no credit risk category to the some¬†Credit Risk category or even the default credit risk category. This could mean having several percentage points added to your loan.