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Getting Out of the Red: How to Improve Your Credit Score Fast

January 13, 2014, 2:00 pm • 34m

Having a good credit score makes life easier and cheaper. Even if you’ve tanked your credit, we’ll give you some ways to bring the number back up. You don’t have to wait seven years to start improving your credit score. There are a few tricks to get that number out of the red. Having a good credit score can save you thousands of dollars over a lifetime. It makes you eligible for lower interest rates for car loans and mortgages. Some jobs even require a credit check.Full Article HereShow Notes:Credit Karma: A free, ballpark credit score. A soft check so it won't ding your score.Mint: Track your spending.What Makes Up Your Credit Score: Read more in-depth about what goes into a credit score.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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