The Vital Statistic More Important Than Credit Score

When most people think of the vital statistics that are important measures of financial health, they most commonly think of their credit scores, also known as a FICO scores. These are measures of credit worthiness, ranging from 300 to 850, based on an analysis of your credit history by the three major credit bureaus, Experian, Equifax and Transunion. Knowing your credit score, and checking it at least once a year, is important, because it can effect everything from your ability to buy a home or get a job, to the amount of interest you’ll pay to use a credit card.

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