Commercial vehicles are vital to your business – that means your credit score is too; look after your credit and it will look after you. Credit is an important factor to consider when applying for finance, a good credit score gives you a good chance of having your application accepted!
Your credit score is the value that determines the risk that a finance lender will incur when loaning money to you. It’s used by lenders to decide whether to allow a person access to credit - the lower your credit score, the higher the risk to the lender (because you may have trouble making repayments).
Different credit score agencies have different maximum and minimum credit scores depending on who is used, and they have different criteria to affect your score either positively or negatively.
It’s a minefield!
Read on for our advice, hints, and tips on how to make the most of your credit score.
Even if you find yourself with a poor credit score, there are steps you can take to get it back on track, by avoiding the pitfalls listed above and putting in a bit of work to drive your credit score back up to a healthier one.