Congratulations recent grads! Earning your college diploma is an important milestone. Next up in your journey: establishing good credit.
Why? Because a good credit history matters a lot in reaching other important goals in your life like buying a house or car, renting an apartment and to some degree even getting a job. According to Zillow, here are 5 things you need to know in establishing a good credit history.
- Find out where you stand
- Build a credit history
- Research credit card options
- Use credit responsibly
- Chip away at student loans
- 5 Tips for a Better Credit Score
- Do You Know How You're Scored?
- 3 Ways to Improve Your Credit Score Today
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