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What is a Credit Score?

What is a credit score, and what is the difference among the three credit reporting agency (CRA) credit scores? A credit score is a three digit number, typically between 300 and 850, which is designed to represent your credit risk, or the likelihood you will pay your bills on time. A credit score is calculated based on a method using the content of your consumer file.

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How Do I Check my Credit Score?

There are a few ways that you can check important information when it comes to your credit score.

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How Are Credit Scores Calculated?

The main factors involved in calculating a credit score are:

  • The number of accounts you have
  • The types of accounts
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Why Should I Check my Credit History and Credit Score?

Your credit history and credit score are vital pieces of information that are important to your overall financial wellbeing.

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How Do my Actions Impact my Credit Score?

Regardless of the financial milestones you’re reaching, when it comes to financial progress and credit, it’s important to understand the factors that may impact your credit score.

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