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How to Build Credit - An Infographic from Creditnet

While we get a lot of questions at Creditnet in regards to building credit quickly, the truth of the matter is that building your credit score is really a lifelong journey. Credit history is one of the most important things lenders consider when evaluating your credit worthiness, and without it your chances of getting approved for a mortgage to buy your dream home can fall flat.

There are several things one can do to build credit history over time, from applying for a credit card to making on-time payments and keeping your debt low. To make things easier, Creditnet put together a helpful infographic on how to build credit below. You see - it really is a lifelong story!

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Joshua Heckathorn's picture

Joshua Heckathorn is a credit expert and has been featured on CNNMoney, FOX Business, Yahoo Finance, The Street, and many other national publications during the past twenty years.  He received a Bachelor of Science in Management (Finance) from Brigham Young University's Marriott School of Business and earned his MBA from Seattle University.

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Logan Abbott's picture

Thanks for the infographic. It's a great way to visualize how your credit score will factor into the rest of your life. I'll be sharing this.