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Having good credit pays — in dollars and cents. In an ever-tightening credit market, having a solid credit history with a credit score well over 700 will open doors to money-saving opportunities

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Having good credit pays — in dollars and cents. In an ever-tightening credit market, having a solid credit history with a credit score well over 700 will open doors to money-saving opportunities from low-interest mortgages and loans to lower APR credit cards, better insurance rates and even jobs. If you’re already reached the top, congratulations, but you need to know how to stay there. If you’re on your way to the top, then there are a slew of tips that can help get you there faster.

CreditCards.com compiled this collection of articles to help you become and stay a 700-plus credit score member. Here’s what you need to know:

Welcome to the club.

What’s in a credit report?

What makes up a credit report?


What makes up a credit score?

What makes up a credit score?


Getting started on the right credit pathGetting started on the right credit path


How does your credit rating impact your life?How does your credit rating impact your life?


How to maintain good creditHow to maintain good credit


Fixing credit mistakesFixing credit mistakes

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