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Every Tuesday at 2pm EST we publish a video on YouTube. We’re starting with the basics. Last week we broke down the 6 simple steps to getting started with points and miles. Yesterday, we dove into credit, how it works, how you can improve your score, the heaviest hitting factors, and how a itty bitty medical copay destroyed my credit in my early 20s. Check it out:
- 2:35 – story of how I ruined my credit
- 6:20 – steps you can take to get your score perfect ( not guaranteed, but best strategy )
- 8:50 – 5 factors of credit and what you can do to soar your score quickly
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A Monkey Miles favorite for beginners and point pros alike because it earns 3-5x on select categories + Enjoy 5x on groceries up to $12k a year + $200/20k welcome bonus and no annual fee!
♥ Earn 20k Bonus Points or $200 after $500 Spend in 3 months
♥5x on travel booked with Chase Travel, 5x on rotating quarterly categories ( capped at $1500 per quarter )
♥5x on grocery stores, up to $12k ( no Target/WalMart) on your first 12 months of cardmembership
♥3x on all dining and qualifying delivery apps
♥0% interest on new purchases for 15 months