5 Tips to Help Rebuild Credit Score

Having a bad credit score can be scary but with time and effort your score can be rebuilt. Here are five steps you can take to improve your score: 1) Streamline your debts:  Consider debt consolidation.  2) Create a budget:  Write down your income and what you spend your money on, keep a spending journal.  3) Change your habits:  Review your budget to see where you can spend less or save money.  4) Clean up your credit file:  Request a copy and look for errors that can be removed.  5) Rebuild Credit:  Automatic payments will make sure debts are paid on time.

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By Carrie Rattle

Carrie Rattle is a Principal at BehavioralCents.com, a website for women focused on mind and money behaviors. She has worked in the financial services industry for 20+ years and hopes to inspire women to better prepare themselves for financial independence. Read More