Get more with a lower score. Credit history can make or break your chances of getting a house, an apartment, or a loan. Now you can stay abreast of your credit score, and your future, by thoroughly understanding the publicly released FICO number, once reserved for lenders and businesses only. This invaluable guide busts the credit myths and explains key ways to use credit, pay bills, pay off debt, deal with crisis, and avoid scams in order to make the credit score work for you. ?Includes a glossary, resource section, and sample lettersWhat should you do if you find your interest rates have shot up because of a late payment? Pay off that card as ... If you have a spotless payment history and credit score and you miss a payment, your score could go down almost 100 points.
|Title||:||The Complete Idiot's Guide to Improving Your Credit Score|
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 2007-12-04|