How to Improve Your Credit Score

Posted on 07/22/2009

509. 745. 688. Credit score numbers may look random to the untrained eye, but they’re anything but. These days, something as minor as paying your electric bill a week late can wreak havoc with your credit rating, which in turn means you might not be able to get that new (to you) car or qualify for a home loan or new credit card. Read on for some quick, easy tips on improving your credit score, courtesy of!

Know your credit score and what's on your credit report - The easiest and fastest way to check this for free is online at Other services make you pay for your credit score, but GoFreeCredit doesn't. Many consumers are shocked to find out they have errors on their credit reports, which lower their credit ratings.

Review your personal credit history analysis - Review the free credit history analysis you receive from to see what is causing your score to be lower, such as late payments or balances that are too high.

Try the 7 day free trial of 3 bureau credit monitoring service With this service, you’ll receive notifications if your credit score changes. It's an easy way to keep track of your credit improvement and watch for identity theft.

Sign up for a free credit repair consultation - At GoLookOnline, you’ll get to speak with a credit repair specialist who can teach you about ways to remove errors negative items from your credit history, quickly and legally.

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