How savvy are you when it comes to your credit score?

Learn some strategies and have fun finding out.

Carrie Teegardin/AJC

  1. If I want to improve my credit score, I should close old accounts that I no longer use.
    1. True
    2. False
  2. My credit history is factored into what I pay for auto insurance.
    1. True
    2. False
  3. Always paying my bills on time will guarantee a high credit score.
    1. True
    2. False
  4. A low income will lower your credit score.
    1. True
    2. False
  5. A potential employer can check my credit history, even if I am applying for a job that does not involve handling money.
    1. True
    2. False
  6. Checking my own credit report will hurt my credit score.
    1. True
    2. False
  7. My credit score will increase if I regularly charge items, but pay off my balance every month.
    1. True
    2. False
  8. If I finance a new computer or flat-screen television with a store’s interest-free payment program, my credit score will drop.
    1. True
    2. False

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