Help for bad credit: Young adults

Youthful mistakes don't have to mean lifelong suffering

Stories about bad credit: Young adults

Young people make lots of mistakes. Unfortunately, credit mistakes don't fade into obscurity after college graduation in the way that embarrassing party stories do. They can stay on a credit score for up to seven years, impairing loan and job applications well into not-so-young adulthood.

Read about how to improve young adults' credit scores in the stories below.

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Updated: 03-26-2019