What will happen to your credit score if you do not manage your debt wisely?

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    Debt is an important factor in both beginning and managing credit. Your credit journey begins when you first apply for a credit card, make a purchase, and pay off the credit card debt every month.

    The major factors that impact your credit scores, whether it is FICO® or VantageScore® are total credit usage, balance, and available credit, credit mix and experience, payment history, and amounts owed. All these factors put together make up a majority of your credit score. 65% of the FICO score factors are highly influential factors on your VantageScore.

    Managing credit involves paying your loan installments and credit card balances on time. Apart from this, keep your credit utilization below 30% and diversify your credit mix. Maxing out your credit card, having only one type of credit account, and/or not paying your credit card bills on time lowers your credit score significantly.

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