Credit Ratings Explained

What is a credit rating, what does it do, and how does it affect you? Here’s everything some useful information you need to know about credit ratings and your credit score.

What is a credit rating?

What does it mean if I have a ‘good’ credit rating?

What types of credit rating are there?

How long have credit rating agencies been around?

Who measures my credit rating?

What information is included in my credit rating?

What is not included in my credit rating?

How can I check my credit rating?

How do I improve my credit rating?

What does my credit score affect?

Can I still get rejected by lenders if I have a good credit rating?