Credit 101

Credit.com is here to provide you with a practical, real-world credit education. We’ll teach you credit basics: what is a credit report & score, how to shop for credit & how to understand and compare APRs. We’ll also brief you on the type of credit products available and how to evaluate which one is right for you!


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How Can I Tell If I Have a Credit Score?

Credit 101

How to Tell If You Have a Credit Score

Learn more about credit scores, how these ratings are determined and how to find out if you have a credit score. Discover tips for building your credit score.

| March 1, 2023

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