Credit Cards | Credit Score
Learn about credit scores
What is "good" credit? Why is it important to have good credit in the first place? And what is credit utilization ratio?
How a good credit score can help you
You may have heard about building good credit, but how can good credit help you and why is it important to have good credit in the first place?
What's the difference between a credit score and FICO® score?
Is FICO® score the same as credit score? Understanding how a credit score is generated will help you understand what these terms mean and how you're affected.
What, exactly, is credit utilization ratio?
Learn about your credit utilization ratio, from how it works to what it can tell lenders about your credit history.
A beginner and their credit score
Someone's credit history may be brief, but their credit score knowledge doesn't need to be.
How long does it take to build credit history?
Have you ever wondered how you can build your credit quickly? Discover all the things you can do to build your credit history up and achieve a better score.
How to build a strong credit history
Building strong credit can be challenging when you are first starting out. Check out Chase's tips on how to help build good credit history.
How to build credit in high school
Good credit is a basic building block for many financial goals. Here are a few steps to take to begin building your credit in high school.
Family and credit scores
You look out for the health & wellness of you and your family - that includes overall healthy credit scores too.
What to do when only one spouse has great credit
Want to help your spouse improve their credit score? Learn more about the different methods and options that may work for you both.
Get your credit in shape before the family grows
Having kids can be expensive. Here are some sound ways to prepare a financial foundation when starting a family, having your first child and beyond.
Credit score rankings and what they mean
Credit scores are used by lenders to determine credit worthiness based off various credit score ranges. Learn what the different ranges are and what they mean.
Will prepaid cards build credit?
A prepaid card can be useful for setting budgets, managing expenses, providing allowances to family members, and more. But do they impact your credit score?
How does co-signing a credit card affect your credit score?
Becoming a co-signer for a friend or family could help them get a credit card. Learn about how being a cosigner works and how it can help build credit.
What hurt my credit score?
Lenders want to ensure that they are lending money to people who have a great credit history. Find out what makes up a credit score & what makes your score drop.
How automatic payments could help your credit score
Understanding how automatic electronic payments are processed could help you avoid possible overdraft fees and how they could help improve your credit score.
Should I close credit cards I don’t use?
Knowing when to close a credit card account is not always easy to determine. Check out our pros & cons to decide what’s best for you.
How does credit card debt affect credit score?
Credit cards can be excellent financial management tools, but they can quickly turn into a debt burden if you don't keep an eye on how much debt you're putting on your cards.