Most of us could use a boost to our credit scores, unless of course, you're one of the 22% of the population with a credit score above 750 (according to CreditKarma.com).
If you're planning to shop for a major loan soon, increasing your credit score by a few points could help you qualify for a lower interest rate, thereby lowering your monthly loan payment and the amount of interest you pay over the loan.
Convinced you should improve your credit score? Try any of these nine strategies to boost your credit score.
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