Join Jane Barratt for an in-depth discussion in this video Your credit score and why it matters, part of Managing Your Personal Finances.
- Keeping your credit score healthy is…probably more important than you may think.…When you apply for a job, or fill out a rental application,…or you apply for a credit card,…or buy a car, or apply for a mortgage,…your credit score will most likely be checked.…Bad credit can keep you from landing a job,…from getting an apartment,…and it may penalize you with…higher interest payments on loans.…To pay the least amount possible in interest…should be one of your life long financial goals,…and to do that you need to make sure…that your credit score is as high as possible.…
In this video I'll cover how you…can track your credit score,…as well as how to improve it over time.…First thing you need to look at your credit history.…Every year you're allowed to go to all…three credit agencies to look at your credit history.…Go to AnnualCreditReport.com,…this is the only place for a free credit history,…make sure everything is correct.…One big thing to look for are errors…that may indicate identity theft.…When an organization that you have not had…
- Maximizing your earning potential
- Planning for future earnings
- Budgeting and spending
- Understanding your credit score
Skill Level Intermediate
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