It’s easy to take a healthy credit score for granted—until, that is, it’s time to apply for a mortgage, credit card or auto loan.
That’s when you realize just how important that three-digit number can be.
With a healthy score, not only can you nab a great interest rate, but your lender may throw in better terms for having impeccable credit—all of which could save you some serious cash.
But the perks that can result from an excellent score—generally above 750—don’t stop at interest rates and loan terms. Your digits could potentially have an effect on everything from your career to your love life.
Don’t believe us?
Check out the infographic below for a look at the better-known and unexpected benefits you can reap from having a sparkling credit score.