Improving Your Credit Score

Your credit can have a big impact on your financial life

Credit scores and reports provide a snapshot of the financial habits that financial institutions, cell phone companies, credit card companies and others use to get a sense of your creditworthiness.

Understanding how credit scores and reports work can help you achieve financial goals such as buying a home, leasing a car or paying off debt.

Articles about credit

Browse the article topics below to learn about credit from an industry leader and Southland partner, Experian.

What is credit?

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What are the credit scoring ranges?

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How to use a credit card to build credit

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Understanding credit score risk factors

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How to strengthen a thin credit file

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