5 Simple Steps to Improve Your Credit Score This Fall

Every fall, fat wallets tend to slim down: ski trips are booked, holiday shopping is underway, and back-to-school outfits for the kids seem to get more and more expensive. And in return for this high tide of spending, consumer credit scores tend to decline, as fall is the time of year most people are likely to land themselves in debt, according to MyFICO.com. "Fall is the time of year when many consumers get their credit scores into trouble," says Kenneth Lin, CEO of CreditKarma.com, a credit report monitoring website for consumers. To ward off against the your credit score coming down with a case of the fall "shopping" flu, put these few simple steps into action to monitor and raise your credit score in a few short months...
Read More