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Do All Credit Checks Hurt My Credit?

By Steven Shaw on 3/20/2015

Do All Credit Checks Hurt My Credit?

If you check your credit scores regularly — and experts recommend you do — it can be a little scary to hear that credit inquiries can damage your credit. That’s a little like telling someone who is trying to improve their physical health that stepping up on the scale carries health risks. (And that’s not just because you might have a heart attack if you see that number.) There’s information that could be useful, but the consequences make you wonder if it’s worth it.

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