Are you wondering how to improve your credit score? Though it takes time, we have many tips and suggestions to help you out. Your credit score is calculated by a number of factors such as payment history, amount of time you have had credit, the amount you owe and much more. Here are some tips on how to improve your credit score:
- Do not overdraw your bank account. You can damage your credit record and will be charged fees.
- Always close out or transfer all accounts (gas, water, telephone, electric, cable) before you move.
- Do not open multiple new accounts just to show a credit history.
- Late payments count against you. Don’t miss payments on bills or loans.
- Don’t let other people use your bank account, credit card, debit card or ATM card.
- Account for recurring bills on your credit card, such as subscriptions or club dues.