Beginners Guide: How to Build a Credit File

One of the guiding principles of award travel is protecting and maintaining your credit score. Getting approved for top rewards earning credit cards requires a clean credit file and a minimum 700+ credit score. But what if your credit score is under the magic 700 point threshold? Or you’re fresh out of college and trying to build your credit file from scratch?

What Credit Scores Get Approved for Top Rewards Credit Cards [2019]

How we manage our access to credit is one of the keys to achieving our travel goals. It’s essential that we maintain a detailed record of credit card applications and approvals and manage multiple lines of credit while not carrying a balance at the end of each month. And it requires meticulous planning of where spending is directed, to ensure we earn the signup bonuses on each card.