Credit scores are often used in determining prices for auto and
homeowners insurance. Employers have also begun using the scores as part
of background checks when making hiring decisions. The practice of
using credit scores in nontraditional ways is expanding. It’s more
important than ever to educate yourself about credit. If you have more
questions, I can help you find local resources to provide you with
credit counseling and more in-depth information.
Check your credit score at least once a year. Correct any errors and take steps to improve your credit. Maintaining a healthy credit score will smooth the way for you to achieve many of your future goals.