Having good credit matters for so many things we want to do as financial grownups- from things as simple as getting a credit card, to being able to get a mortgage or even a job. But there are a lot of myths around what makes a good credit score and what can hurt it. We tackle 6 of them with Clever Girl Finance author Bola Sokunbi.
6 credit myths that will probably surprise you
Myth #1: paying your cell hone bill builds your credit score
Myth #2: Carrying a credit card balance is good for your credit
Myth #3 Closing unused credit cards is good for your credit
Myth #4: Thinking you only have one credit score
Myth #5: Checking your credit report will not reduce your credit score
Myth #6 A bad credit score cannot be rebuilt
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