Don’t fall for this credit myth – you can over-check your credit score

House Logic has some tips that might help even seasoned home buyers. Today we’re featuring…

Myth #5: Checking your credit score frequently will hurt your score.

Reality: How else are you supposed to keep track of the darn thing? It’s true that several “hard” checks by companies can ding your score a few points. Hard checks generally happen when you are actually seeking a loan or line of credit, such as a mortgage or credit card.

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