Money Matters Team

Guide to credit scores

By Money Matters Team 09/10/2014

What makes up your credit score? What can impact on your credit score? We've answered the above and more in our guide to credit scores.

Financial organisations, lenders and utility companies usually use credit scores to determine if your application will be approved.

Check out our guide below for helpful tips on understanding your credit score and how to manage it.

For a more in-depth look at credit scores, check out our guide to managing and improving your credit score.

For more helpful advice, take a look at our loans guides page.

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