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Four Ways Students Can Start Building Credit

Building a good credit score is very important for a young adult just getting started on their own. You’re young and independent, but if you misuse the financial freedom easy credit provides, it can come back to bite you in a big way further down the road. Banks aren’t going to want to lend you […]

How To Build Credit In College: Paying The Rent Helps

To the everyday college student, the term “credit” may not mean much. Many of them may feel it’s something only people their parents’ age and older have to worry about. In the meantime they focus on their college studies, and think they don’t need to worry about their financial reputation. But that couldn’t be further […]

College Graduates Need to Protect Their Credit – Here’s How

Summary: College students are at a great point in their lives. They are just getting started and don’t have any negative financial comments in their credit reports. Getting into wise financial habits now will help prepare them for their future. College is a great time of life, but the whole purpose for getting that education […]