What You Should Know About Credit Reports & Credit Scores

Join our #CreditChat on Twitter and YouTube every Wednesday at 3 p.m. ET.

We celebrated our 100th #CreditChat by revisiting favorite questions asked about credit reports and scores over the last two years. The video panel included:  Rod Griffin – Director of Public Education at Experian and Mike Delgado – Community Manager at Experian.

Questions we discussed:

  • Q1: What info is in a credit report?
  • Q2: How often should people review their credit reports?
  • Q3: What should you do if you find an error on your credit report?
  • Q4: What should you do if you’re worried about credit fraud?
  • Q5: Why are credit scores important? How are scores calculated?
  • Q6: How can cosigning on a loan/credit account impact you?
  • Q7: What are ways to build a great credit history?
  • Q8: What are some of the biggest credit myths you’ve heard?
  • Q9: Any final tips for those that want to improve their credit?

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Relevant Video Chats

Highlights from the tweetchat: