Do You Have Fair Credit? - Limited/Bad/Fair Credit Questions


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Do You Have Fair Credit?

Answered on | Updated on June 26th, 2010
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Having credit is important in our lives today. Whether it is to do some online e payments or for having a credit history that is good for other reasons, you cannot do without credit cards. You must be able to opt for the right cards so as to ensure that you do not end up having to deal with too many bills. Your credit history will decide on what loans are sanctioned, how much of a credit limit is allowed to you, even may affect your employment prospects.

When using your credit card do be careful to maintain it well below the credit limit. Make sure you have tracked all the due dates and minimum payable amount on your card beforehand so as to not find that you have missed out paying on one. Especially when you use multiple credit cards, you need to have some system in place by which you can be sure that you do not miss out paying on any of them. Do not apply for many cards at once; when you apply frequently it is recorded on your credit statement. It is also important that you use just two cards to three at the most. Keeping track of and paying on three different cards can make even the best people find it difficult.

Every individual who has been denied a credit card, must be given due reason as to why he was denied and a copy of their credit report. In case you wish to know how your credit scores are you may view it or request a copy annually from the credit unions. If someone wishes to view your credit report for employment, licensing or government procedures, they must do so after you have been intimated of the same. You also have a right to be notified if something is amiss and you are not considered for whatever you have applied for on account of your low credit scores.

If you are having problems with your credit card and are unable to meet with the payments on it, considering a balance transfer to c cheaper card will be a wise idea. It will be particularly useful in case you find the high interest rates on your card are making things difficult for you. If you do a balance transfer with 0 fees and o interest on it you will be able to pay off what you owe and start fresh.

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