Everything You Need to Know About Managing Credit on One Post-It NotePersonal Finance

Everything You Need to Know About Managing Credit on One Post-It Note

Adam Dachis , Gawker Media

Everything You Need to Know About Managing Credit on One Post-It Note

Managing your credit may seem like a hassle, but you can distill the most important principals down to a strategy that fits squarely on a Post-It note.

Credit.com does just that, as you can see from the image above or this list below:

  • Pay your bills on time.
  • Don't rack up too much credit card debt.
  • Don't cancel old credit cards unless you need to.
  • Don't apply for too many credit cards.
  • Check your credit frequently for mistakes.

Easier said than done? Make sure you pay your bills on time with automatic payments and online banking . Worried about racking up too much debt? Use these tricks to stop yourself from overspending . Not sure where to check your credit report for free? We-and everyone else in the know-likes Annual Credit Report . Of course, you should monitor your credit activity more regularly. Quizzle and ReadyForZero can help you do that monthly for a small fee.

Everything You Need to Know About Credit on a Post-It | Credit.com

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