CreditKarma has been around for many years. It's Clark Howard approved, so don't feel queasy about providing your SSN. Basically, they provide free score tracking (I update once a month) in exchange for using your score to push credit usage opportunities for you. You don't have to pay any attention to them - I don't - but the site has some great financial tools for you.You can also look at Quizzle.com, a site that lets you get free credit reports twice a year. In addition to your three annual credit reports provided guaranteed to you by Uncle Sam and you have 5 months of the year that you can view your credit report. Space it out every 10 weeks and you have the year covered.FuskieWho notes the number of open accounts is a balancing act where you want to have the amount of credit that best corresponds to your perceived credit worthiness, which is defined by your ability to use that credit responsibly; in other words, it's not just how much credit you have but how you have used and are using it...
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