The seven hidden threats to your credit score

Sarah Coles
Woman using smart phone mobile device with credit card to make online purchase.
Woman using smart phone mobile device with credit card to make online purchase.

When you're applying for a loan, credit card or mortgage, there are some things we all know will affect our chances of getting a good deal - or a deal at all. We're aware that if we have lots of debt, we have recently missed repayments on a loan, or we've declared ourselves bankrupt in the last few years, we're not going to have the most gleaming credit report.

However, even if you've not put a foot wrong in these departments, there are seven lesser-known things which can stop you getting credit.%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%