When working on your financial fitness, one of the first places experts say to look is your credit score. If you feel slightly lost when you hear the term, it’s okay; you’re not alone. A recent survey found that 31% of Americans don’t know their credit scores.
Whether you’re looking for a new place to live, a job, or a new line of credit, those three little numbers that follow your name can feel mystifying. Your credit score can affect what opportunities are presented to you. If you’ve asked yourself or others about what your credit score is used for or what it does, stick with us to learn more.