Understanding Your Credit Score

The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada has published a document titled Understanding Your Credit Report and Credit Score.  This document provides all the detail you need to understand your credit report and credit score.

After explaining what a Credit Report and Credit Score contains, the document goes on to explain how to understand your credit report, how to improve your credit score, how to correct errors and check for fraud.

The document includes a section on how to order your credit report and score – including how to get a credit report for free as well as how to order a credit report or score for a fee.   It also contains examples of credit scores and scores.

You can download a copy of the 34 page document here.