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How do you build your credit score?


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Answered 2006-05-09 03:25:33

One way you can build your credit score is to get a credit card and either a) use it responsibly, or b) don't use it all. If your balance is $0 at the end of the month, it registers to the credit bureau a payment made on time.


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To get credit to build a credit score, you must take a loan out on something such as a car or a house and then make payments. The more you are on time, the better your score will be.

There are a number of ways that an individual can build their credit score. Typically, an individual would build up their credit score by paying off credit cards on time and by not missing any payments.

No, but it doesn't help your credit score either. In order to build and maintain your credit score, you need to use credit on a monthly basis.

These are the three things which help you to build your credit score with credit cards.! Apply for loan under easy installments Cosigning with an existing A/c holder Report Rent payments to Bureaus

I have a credit score of 711 but limited credit history, which means not much experience so I'll need to build up credit. 711 is on the good range but you should also remember to maintain it or build it up. You wouldn't want your score to go down.

Yes and no, as all credit cards will help build their credit score but at the same time if they do not pay their credit bills it can hurt their credit score and diminish the amount of credit that banks will allow them. So, if they pay on time then yes it can help them build credit and prepare them for their future.

A credit score is a number used to describe your financial history. You can build up credit from paying off any debts or loans on time. You can find your credit score through any financial institution, or online through programs.

First, credit scores don't go down to zero. The only way to improve credit score is to obtain credit, use it wisely, pay it on schedule.

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583-619 is bad credit score in credit score range

The way to turn your bad credit score into a good one is to build your credit back up. You do this by taking out small loans and repaying them quickly. Or by obtaining a credit card and using it sensible, paying it off every month.

A credit score rating is not hereditary. If your parents have bad scores, it doesn't affect you, unless they are deadbeats and applied for a loan under your social. You build your own credit score, which under 650 is generally considered poor.

A credit score of 629 is not a very bad credit score, but it is not a great credit score. A great score will be 700 and above.

Yes. Both are installment loans and will build, or destroy, your credit score depending on how the debt is managed.

if your credit score is that bad i suggest you not look for a loan at need to build up your score,did you do this to your score . if you did you have a job ahead of you my score was 558 and its taking me a lot of time and effort to get my score up to par, so may god be with you..I believe the lowest poosible score is around 340. I would suggest checking again and calling the credit bureaus. If I am wrong Kay jewelers has in house finnacing and is more lenient on approvals, this would help build your score by making payments for 6 mos to a year.

The credit score 606 is not an overly great credit score. it is a fair credit score. Credit scores of 700 and above are considered great.

Since cell phones do absolutly nothing to build your credit score, as long as you don't let an outstanding balance go into collections, cancelling your contract will not effect your credit score.

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The benefits of acquiring a credit card is to build and establish credit for the future. A good credit score will get you alot of perks with companies.


A credit score of 630–689 is generally considered to be fair credit score, 700 or above is generally considered to be a good credit score.

A credit report basically contains information about your credit history, whereas Credit score is a number which is generated on the basis of your credit report. Score totally depends upon one's credit record, if history is good, credit score will be high. I always check my credit score free at

Credit score that is around or more than 700 is considered to be good and score below 500 is considered to be bad. It is always advised to constantly monitor your credit score.

A free annual credit report does indeed give you a credit score. Sometimes they will even give a credit score from several credit score companies just to get a better overview of your credit.

The best way to build credit is to purchase a pre-paid credit card. These cannot be overdrafted yet they report to the three credit bureaus, therefore building credit for you.

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