When it comes to paying off debt, you don’t want to put all your eggs in one basket

It’s the mantra you hear from the bankers and credit card issuers as they try to keep your credit cards as low as possible while still getting your payments to the end users they are meant to serve.

But that’s not always possible.

As the amount of debt you incur and the interest rate you pay to the lender can all be influenced by what’s going on in your personal life, it’s worth taking a look at what’s driving your credit scores and what you should be paying attention to to keep them in check. 

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