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Personal Finance
7:26 pm
Tue May 14, 2013

How Important is Your Credit Score?

Your credit score may be more important than you think.
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Over the past few years, a number of new laws governing consumer credit have gone into effect. A study released this week looked at what consumers know about their credit score and its importance.  The study's findings show that most Americans have at least a fair understanding of what credit scores are, and how to improve their scores by paying credit card and other installment debt on time each month.

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