Start Building Your Path to Financial Success
As a college student, you have a lot going on – attend classes, complete your assignments, meet with your professors, participate in extracurricular activities, and maybe, even hold down a part-time job. So, it’s understandable that the last item that you’re even thinking about is your credit score – but if you wait until you graduate, then it might be too late.
Credit follows you all of your life. It’s what enables you to get a cell phone, utilities, a better apartment, and even a job! But don’t fret – there is hope. As a college student, there are ways to start building your credit history and improving your score, like becoming an authorized user on your parents’ credit card and paying all of your own bills on time. You can even have your monthly rent payments reported to the credit bureaus – and let’s face it, the reality is that aside from tuition, if you’re not living in student housing, then rent is probably your next biggest expense!
RentReporters is helping renters proactively impact their credit scores by reporting their on-time rent payments to TransUnion, one of the major credit bureaus. And through RentReporters, you can even have your last two years of rent history reported! So, while you’re still in college, why not start planning for your financial future?