Credit

Below you can find articles, videos, and resources related to credit, credit scores, and how you can build credit.

By clicking on the title or image, you'll be redirected to the external resource on a separate tab. All of these resources are not domestic abuse specific, but rather intended for learning about general financial wellbeing.

12 Simple Steps to Repair Your Credit and Increase Your Credit Score

Inc Money
20 minute read
Article

Tips on how to repair your credit in 12 steps

How to Build Credit From Scratch

Bank of America / Better Money Habits
3 minute video
Video

With some solid first steps and a focus on paying your bills on time, you'll be on your way to building a solid credit score.

FICO scores and credit bureaus

Khan Academy
7 minute video
Video

A credit score is one of the most important numbers when it comes to financial decisions like buying a house and applying for credit cards. Find out what goes into making up your score.

How credit card interest is calculated

Khan Academy
7 minute video
Video

Learn about average daily balance, grace period, and credit card interest.

What is an APR?

Khan Academy
10 minute read
Article

Knowing what an APR is, how it’s calculated and how it’s applied can help you make more informed credit card decisions.

How to Improve Your Credit Score

Experian
15 minute read
Article

Describes how credit is calculated and what you can do to keep your credit score high

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