Your credit history has a much bigger impact on your life than you think, affecting not just loan eligibility but also what you pay for insurance and even whether you'll land your next great job opportunity. Do a credit checkup today, but don't pay for the privilege; go to the government's annualcreditreport.com
website for your free look at what the three big credit bureaus have on your record. Check it for mistakes, and if you see any, get in touch with the bureaus directly to find out how to fix it.
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