What Does a Good Credit Score Look Like?

Your Credit Profile What does a good credit score look like? Your credit profile is an indicator of your financial health to lenders. The better it is, the more access you have to better financial deals and opportunities, such as lower interest rates. Personal finance writer LaToya Irby explains that five factors influence your credit score: Payment history (this accounts for 35 percent of the score) Level of debt/credit utilization…