Jul 21, 2020
A bad credit score can cost you hundreds of thousands of dollars over the course of your lifetime. In fact, when the two of us were carrying $51K in credit card debt, we were spending $10K per year in credit card interest alone. So, how much is your credit score costing you?
On this episode of Queer Money, we’re uncovering the shocking truth about how much your debt is really costing you. We begin with a review of the credit score ranges from exceptional to very poor and discuss the five factors that impact your credit score.
We go on to explain how much interest a borrower in each credit score range pays on a credit card (on average), calculating how many thousands of dollars you could save each year with a better credit score. Listen in for insight on how your credit score impacts the amount of interest you pay on mortgage debt and find out how much your score is costing YOU—and what to do about it!