It's always a good idea to check your credit score at least once a year. Your credit is very important and can hurt you if not maintained properly. A credit score/report is important for certain careers, purchasing a home or car, renting an apartment, opening a bank account, and so much more. There is a lot of information, websites, and apps that promise a free score. Luckily the government offers a true free credit report without the hassle of searching of a safe and secure website. The website is annualcreditreport.com. Also, below are a few tip to help maintain good credit!
*Pay your bills on time, every time!
*Don't get close to your credit limit.
*A long credit history will help your score.
*Only apply for credit that you need.
*Check your credit as much as possible.