BUILDING CREDIT

Learn how to establish or rebuild credit

If you need to establish, build, or repair you're credit, these articles could help you get started.

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5 Common Credit Score Questions Answered

Why is your credit score so important? Whether applying for a loan, a job, or an apartment, you need to know your credit score and what it does for you. Learn more about credit scores and why they matter in these 5 answers to common questions.

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How Many Credit Cards Should You Have?

Using multiple credit cards can have benefits and risks. Before applying for more than one credit card, you should consider your financial situation, your budget, and your specific needs. Learn more about building credit with multiple credit cards.

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Credit Limits: What Are They and Why Are They Important?

Your credit limit, and how you use it, is one of the key factors in determining your credit score. Learn more about why it’s important and some tips on how to best manage your limit.

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When to Do a Credit Report Check

If you have a good credit score and are making your payments on time, you might think that you don’t need to check your credit report often. Here are 7 times you should check your credit report.

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6 Simple Tips to Rebuild Credit

Not happy with your credit score? You're not alone. A lot of people have to rebuild their credit at some point in their life. Here are 6 simple things you can do to get back on track.

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Understanding the True Price of Credit

Buying with plastic can cost you little or plenty, depending on how you use it. Knowing the true price of credit before you charge can save countless dollars and hours of anxiety.

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6 Terms to Know Before You Borrow

It's important to make sure you're informed before you make any financial decision. Here are 6 terms you should know before you apply for a credit card or loan.

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5 Simple Ways to Build Credit

Anyone can build good credit, including you. It just takes a little time, patience, and good financial habits. Here are 5 things you can do to build good credit.

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Easily Build Credit Without a Card or Loan

For many people, credit can feel like a “chicken and the egg” problem. It seems like you can’t get credit unless you have credit. Learn how Experian is trying to change that.

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What is a Credit Score?

Your credit score can affect you ability to get a good rate on a loan, rent an apartment, or buy a car. Here's everything you need to know about credit scores, and some things you can do to improve yours.

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Buying a Car

Online Car Loans in San Francisco

Get a car loan from home. Shop for cars and car loans online quickly through the Credit Union Direct Lending program.

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Buying a Home

5 Helpful Things You Should Do to Manage Your Mortgage

Not being able to make your home payment is scary. If you approach the problem quickly and knowledgeably, you may be able to turn a negative situation into a more positive one.

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Personal Finance

9 Ways to Master Your Money

Are you tired of money problems running your life? Don't worry, you're not alone. Here are 9 ways to master your money. Stop worrying. Start getting ahead.

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