Are lenders seeing the same credit score you see?

A new government report found that the credit score you see might not be the same score lenders are seeing when they pull your credit report. According to a study from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, one out of five consumers is likely to receive a score that is “meaningfully” different from the score used…

Avoid lowering your credit score

A bad credit score can keep you from buying a home, financing a car, sometimes even keep you from getting a job. But how do you prevent a low credit score? Do you evenĀ  know what lowers your credit score? Here are five common mistakes that can lower your credit score, and tips on how…

Know the difference between a credit report and credit score

January is a great time to ensure your credit is in good standing. With so much advertising revolving around free credit reports and credit scores, many people get confused on the difference between the two. To help separate these two reports, BBB reminds you that: Credit reports are free, credit scores are not. You can…