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  Use your credit card only for items that you can afford. If you use your credit card to purchase…
Understand your credit card limit. Your limit is the maximum amount of money that you can charge to your credit…
    Check for errors. The people that work to calculate your credit score can make mistakes. These mistakes may…
  Meet the basic requirements. Regardless of how good or bad your current credit score is, you will need to…
  Sign up for a secured credit card. For someone who’s looking to establish credit from an absolute blank slate…
    Don’t confuse credit cards with debit cards. Though they look almost identical and can both be issued by…
  Open a new checking and savings account. If you do not already have both a checking and a savings…