Big expenditures are the most common reason for checking credit score

A recent survey that polled Americans on credit scores found that while nearly half of respondents (49 percent) check their credit scores at least once per year, the rest check once every two years or less, including a worrisome 22 percent who never check. The most common reasons for checking a credit score include purchasing a home (31 percent) or an automobile (32 percent).

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Source: Press Release: Freecreditscore.comâ„¢ tells consumers, “Give yourself some credit”