When we think of having a good credit score, we often think of paying down debt and making sure that we pay our credit card statements on time.
However, there’s more to maintaining a good credit score than just showing good credit habits. Non-credit situations, if reported to the credit bureaus can turn into a problem that results in a lower credit score. Before you think that your utility payments or your parking tickets don’t matter to your credit rating, think again.
Here are 5 non-credit items that could spell disaster for your credit score: