A number assigned to a person that indicates to lenders their capacity to repay a loan.
- Higher salary doesn't have anything to do with your credit score.
- College students often don't have a job, often don't have any items on their credit report to give them a credit score.
- Customers then pay the standard rate, which depends on a credit score.
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Syllabification: cred·it score
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