It seems that the economy isn't getting any better, but that means it's that much more important to keep a close eye on our personal finances. That's why I signed up for Credit Sesame.
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So, stick to these 4 tips to make your credit score sparkle and maximize your savings:
- Pay your bills on time, all the time -- every time.
- Watch your credit card balances, use as little of your available credit as possible and your credit score will thank you.
- Avoid credit card debt, only charge what you can comfortably afford to pay off at the end of each month. Trust us, it will still build your credit.
- Maintain a good mix of credit including credit cards, auto loans, mortgage, etc., and manage them wisely. How does your credit measure up? Keep tabs on your credit with your Credit Sesame account to see how we can help you save or improve your financial situation in 2012.