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Whether you’re new to credit scores or already have a “less than squeaky clean” report, these tips will help you learn about and manage your credit record.

In this series, we've tackled the credit health topic, helping you understand all things credit! In this post, we're looking at how the MyFincheck Credit Score Tool will help you build a better financial future!

In this post, we're looking at common misconceptions and questions people have about their credit scores.

By managing your credit profile effectively, you can ensure your image and profile is kept to a high level of quality and is viewed favourably by lenders or other organisations when they decide whether to lend to you.

In this post, we'll dig a bit deeper into your credit report and where all this information comes from!

Simply put, a credit score reflects a score summary of all your financial decisions. It is often used by lenders, such as home loan and personal loan companies, to make accurate decisions on whether they should lend to you or not.

Today, let's look at one of the other main features of the Fincheck MyFinance Tool - Credit Scores and Loan Management. This feature of the tool will build out on our groundbreaking Credit Score tool released in November.

Debt review, also known as debt counselling, is a debt relief measure created in terms of the National Credit Act (NCA) to assist consumers that are over-indebted. This is done through budget advice, restructuring of debts and negotiating with creditors.

2017 is on us with a bang, and we're sure many of you want to make it your best year yet! So, to help you make the best of a fresh year, we put together some tips to help you get rid of that weighty debt.

Imagine a world where you could check your credit score in a secure, safe and friendly environment - for FREE. Even better, how about that happening within a minute? Well, the Fincheck team is happy to announce that this feature is now a reality and doesn't need to be part of (only) your imaginary world. Say hello to the MyFincheck Credit Score Tool!