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Credit for Life Experiences

How Major Changes in Your Life Affect Your Credit
We all encounter challenging times in our lives. But armed with the facts, you can learn how to keep them from creating an uproar with your finances.

Life experiences that will affect your credit include getting married or divorced, having a baby, buying a house, or losing your spouse. If the life event reduces your income or increases your expenses, this can make a lender less comfortable with extending you new credit. However, if the life event significantly increases your income or reduces your expenses, you are considered a better credit risk.

By proactively managing your credit, you can be prepared for major life experiences and can minimize the impact on your credit. Although we do not offer credit counselling services, our credit articles can help you managing your financial situation when you need it the most.