Whether you're thinking of buying a house, or a new car, the first thing a lender does is pull your credit report from one of three credit reporting agencies and your resulting FICO score. The higher your FICO score, the lower interest rates you qualify for.
Do you know what your score is?
To find out more, or to estimate your score, visit FICO Credit Score Estimator. You can also purchase your credit reports and FICO score at myFICO.com.