How to go from a good credit score to a great one (1:28)

Video Summary: 

Many people don’t know the cutoffs between a good credit score and a great one. Here are three ways to help push your score toward a higher number.

Narrator:
600. Is that a good or bad credit score?

Male:
Not too good.

Female:
Middle? Average? Little bit lower than average, maybe? No.

Female:
600’s good. Or average. It’s average.

Female:
On the higher end, but it’s not great.

Male:
No, it’s a terrible score. [Laughs]

Female:
Oh, it is?

Male/Female simultaneous:
Oh, okay.

Female:
I just learned something new. [Laughs]

Male:
That’s eye—yeah that’s eye opening. [Laughs]

Female:
I check my credit score so often.

Female:
In college, I didn’t know—I didn’t understand the value of credit and now I do.

Female:
I just know you have to pay your bills back on time. If not, that’s really bad.

Female:
Pay everything off as soon as I can.

Male:
As soon as I buy, I pay.

Female:
Bad credit’s just gonna make everything harder.