Credit is an essential in this country if you don't happen to have piles of cash on hand. If you ever want to buy something expensive like a car or house, you'll need to have some credit. Many students don't understand how credit works and what it can do for you. To clear the confusion and increase your credit savvy, here are some insights into credit myths, reports, and scores.
Five Credit Myths: What you think you know about credit might be wrong.
Credit Reports: Do you know what's on your credit report and how to get a free copy?
Credit Scores: Learn what your score means and how to get a free credit score.
For more information on credit scores, check out whatsmyscore.org.