Often times when dealing with a financial problem it is not possible to keep your credit score in top notch condition. But after the crisis passes, striving for a good credit score is a good thing to do, even if you don’t plan to go deep in debt ever again.
Here is a great infographic that explains why. Especially nice is the comparison between the U.S. and Canada on free credit reports. And if you have not done it recently, getting a free copy of your consolidated credit report is something you should do on a regular basis. When you order your copy of your consolidated credit report be sure to order your credit score as well so you can find out what yours is.A Good Credit Score Can Save Me How Much Money? - Infographic by Steve Rhode