6 Silly Ways to Wreck Your Credit Without Realizing It

Shocked woman with credit card
gpointstudio / Shutterstock.com

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.

Read Next

7 Hidden Ways to Get More Out of Amazon
7 Hidden Ways to Get More Out of Amazon

You don’t have to be a Prime member to take advantage of these little-known perks of shopping on Amazon.

Stop Overpaying for These 10 Common Purchases
Stop Overpaying for These 10 Common Purchases

The best price for many of these items is “free.”

6 U.S. Cities Where It’s Possible to Retire by 40
6 U.S. Cities Where It’s Possible to Retire by 40

A surprising locale is best for people who want to live in a city that helps them leave the rat race early.

View this page without ads

Help us produce more money-saving articles and videos by subscribing to a membership.

Get Started

Comments