6 Silly Ways to Wreck Your Credit Without Realizing It

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Seeing your credit score drop is rarely a laughing matter. A low credit score can prevent you from getting a decent loan, might keep you from landing a job and can even prevent you from renting a decent apartment.

So even though a tumbling credit score is deadly serious, the way you arrive at such a free fall can be downright silly. Following are six ways some careless behavior can cause your credit score to drop — even if you aren’t aware it’s happening.

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