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5 Credit Score Secrets Of The Young And FICO-Savvy

Tuesday, August 9, 2011 - 10:00 AM
From CreditCards.com
If you're under 30 and want to buy a new car, qualify for a mortgage or apply for a low APR credit card, you're going to need a high credit score, which can be a challenge for young adults.

Today's 20-somethings face a tough economy and a stiff lending environment that looks down on applicants with extra-short credit histories -- and even shorter resumes. It's more important than ever, experts say, to break through those age-related obstacles and build a solid financial foundation early.

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