Credit experts share 5 tips for building your credit

WGN Weekend Morning News

CHICAGO — April is Financial Literacy Month. Marvin and Gloria Smith, credit experts and authors of “The Psychology of Credit” shared their tips for building your credit.

5 tips for building your credit: 

  • Have a relative add you to a credit card.
  • Open a secure card
  • Talk to a bank or credit union about a credit building program.
  • Pay down Credit card balances under 30 percent of the credit limit
  • Negotiate with collection agencies(Pay them so the delete negative info)

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