Manage Your Money
Master the skills that can help you manage money throughout life.
Credit is a financial necessity. Without it, you probably won't be able to afford large items like a car, furniture, or anything else you can't buy out of pocket. But credit is essential to all kinds of other things, for example, getting car insurance, renting an apartment, and even obtaining a job. More employers consider credit reports as one factor in hiring. Use this section of AIE to explore credit scores and learn skills that keep you on top of managing your credit.