Your credit score gives you an overview of how lenders view your creditworthiness; the extent to which a person or company is considered suitable to receive financial credit, often based on their reliability in paying money back in the past.
When applying for a financial product such as a credit card or loan the lending company will use your credit score to help decide whether to lend to you. The higher your credit score the better your chances of getting approved. A high score indicates you have a history of managing your credit well and making repayments on time.
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