CBS 2 Chicago wbbm7801059 670 The Score

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How To Raise Your Credit Score Fast

You have to have a better credit score today – at least 40 points higher than just two years ago – to even be considered for a loan, apartment rental or even some jobs; 680 is now the minimum.

CBS 2–09/19/2011