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How do you raise your credit score?


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Answered 2013-03-18 00:00:20

A good way to raise your credit score, is to get a credit card with a limit on it, and only use about $10 a month on it, and pay it back immediately. This will help to raise your credit score gradually.

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Answered 2012-07-20 03:04:00

By reducing balances and making your payments on time. Also making sure you maintain a long established credit card

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Answered 2014-04-21 00:00:20

To raise your credit score always pay your bills on time. You also should not max out your credit limits. Visit mycreditscore.com to find out other ways to improve your credit score.

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