If you want to have high credit scores -- which can mean lower loan rates -- then you'll need to do some things that don't sound quite right at first.
That depends on which credit score you're looking at. Here are the possibilities.
It's slipped -- oh, boy, has it -- but it's not the end of the world.
You may be damaging your scores without knowing it.
If you keep on top of this, you're unlikely to have any unpleasant surprises about your 3 credit scores.
You may be able to, but you'll have to jump through a lot of hoops first.
The score a lender reviews is not the same as the score you've purchased from a credit-reporting agency.
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