A credit score may never really be perfect, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that it takes work to make sure it’s as close to perfect as you can get. There are many subtle things you can do that may unintentionally ruin your credit score, though. Here are just some mistakes to avoid.
- Regularly forget to pay bills on time.
- Sign up for card after card after card.
- Not paying bills at all.
- Maxing out credit cards often.
- Taking on too much credit at once.
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