Build Your Credit

Good credit scores.Do you know your credit score? Do you know how your credit score can affect your everyday life? In the journey to building your credit, not only do you need to understand the basics of your credit score, you need to understand how it is affected simply by the kind of loan you might decide to use.

In this series we are going to explore the basics of what a credit score is, reasons why having a good credit score is important, and tips for building a good score and avoiding mistakes that can harm your score.

Build Your Credit Modules

Part 1: How to Build Your Credit: Credit BasicsVideo
Part 1: How to Build Your Credit: Credit Basics Transcript

Part 2: How to Build Your Credit: Finance Company LoansVideo
Part 2: How to Build Your Credit: Finance Company Loans Transcript

Part 3: How to Build Your Credit: Installment LoansVideo
Part 3: How to Build Your Credit: Installment Loans Transcript

Part 4: How to Build Your Credit: Revolving LoansVideo
Part 4: How to Build Your Credit: Revolving Loans Transcript

Financial Literacy WorkbookPDF

A guide to money management for people with disabilities.

Assistive Finance Program Resources

National and Idaho resources for financing assistance technology and assistive technology vendors.

The Idaho Assistive Technology Project would like to acknowledge and thank the UI Extension staff Karen Richel, Lyle Hanson, and Luke Erickson for providing their content expertise for this project. More resources can be found on the UI Extension Personal Finance website.