By Jason Bushey
Few sectors of personal finance are as misunderstood as credit. We’ve all been passed on some semblance of how credit score works by our parents, but often those before us are as confused about their scores as we are.
How do you build credit? What affects our scores? How much debt is too much debt is too much debt? And – perhaps most importantly – how can I improve my own scores? (Yes, there are more than one!)
These are all excellent questions, and not all of them have such concrete answers. The fact of the matter is, there’s a lot that goes into your credit – and an equal number of ways to screw your score up completely. Below are 25 things yo...