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How to Build Credit - An Infographic from Creditnet

While we get a lot of questions on 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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Jason Bushey is the former Editor and Vice President of Creditnet. Jason is a Burlington, Vermont native who moved to sunny San Diego after earning a Bachelor's Degree in English and Political Science at the University of Vermont ('09). When he's not sharing his take on credit cards, administrating the Creditnet Forum or blogging about all things related to credit, you can probably find him cheering on the Green Bay Packers (He's an owner!) or running up and down the streets of SoCal.

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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.