The author is not in the photo. Isabella Dias/Getty Images After I got engaged, I started aggressively paying off debt and… working to increase my credit score — I didn't.
© Shutterstock.com Many of us got our first credit cards when we got into either one college or early twenties. We probably didn't have a full-time job with a fixed.
© Nicola Katie / Getty Images Nicola Katie / Getty Images Asking for an increase in the credit limit can make sense in various circumstances. You may want to increase.
The dilemma for those with average credit or those just starting out is that most of the credit cards you qualify for are expensive and not very good at building.