That $600 payment may not go very far, but it's enough to boost your credit score if you follow these steps.
Lots of other countries use credit scores, although each one does it a bit differently.
Step 1: Talk to your lender ASAP.
Your lender might be willing to keep payment problems off the record even after coronavirus relief measures expire.
You could piggyback on someone else's good credit instead.
Notorious credit-monitoring companies might be able to weasel their way into the mortgage industry.
The largest-ever settlement for a data breach draws to a close multiple probes into the credit-reporting company.
New credit data from Experian shows how Americans fare 10 years after the financial crisis.
Don't spend your hard-earned money on things you can get free.
More than 1 million kids were victims of identity theft last year.