Blog posts in Credit Habits

What is considered a good credit score? What is a bad credit score? If you want to know what your credit score is? Read our full guide to understanding your credit report?

Below we're sharing 3 cornerstone tips on how you can build a healthy budget together as a couple!

Have you ever walked down to Savings avenue and Budget street? We hope so. If you’re not familiar with them, don’t fret. Many South Africans are not too high on proper savings and budgeting skills. This is why have create a simple budget tool and cash flow tool that can help South Africans improve their monthly cash flow situation.

What makes it even worse, is that your actual budget and projected budget barely ever match! We previously shared a super simple monthly budgeting tool with you. If you've used that (or any other budgeting tool), it's time to see how well your budget meets your actual spending amounts.

We see tons of articles talking about good debt versus bad debt. But, not so many on how this is applicable for young people entering the workforce. The reality is, young employees are faced with a lot of choices and temptations! Most have just finished studying and are starting a new work. Usually, this means new-found financial freedom in the form of income!

Do you need to heal your credit score in South Africa? Your credit score rating in South Africa influences most of your financial applications. This is how you can improve your credit score in South Africa.

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!

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