There are both distinct advantages and potential pitfalls associated with students and parents sharing credit accounts.
Category: Financial Literacy
College students can begin establishing a solid credit footprint while still in school.
Different generational demographics have different approaches to the use of credit.
Credit visibility is within your reach.
Recent rule changes to how the big three credit bureaus put together credit reports could have a positive impact on your score. Learn about the changes to understand how they might affect your score.
Here's what the big three credit bureaus evaluate when building your credit score - and how much weight each criteria holds.
There are steps you can take to build credit so you can skip the mathematical back flips and ensure your credit score is where it needs to be.
Building your credit history doesn't have to be difficult. Opening accounts, demonstrating responsibility and seeking out alternative options is all it takes.