Category: Info for consumers

Keeping a good credit score

Credit scores are important for consumers. They affect the rate of interest on a mortgage, credit card, or auto loan and can even play a role in whether you get auto or homeowners insurance. We have created a printable advice sheet on how you can get and keep a good credit score. To learn more, see the report we issued last week examining the differences between credit scores sold to consumers and scores used by lenders to make credit decisions.

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