Tyler Fordham

Tyler Fordham

Tyler Fordham is a self-proclaimed personal finance geek who learned about managing money the hard way. After graduating college she had a credit score in the 600s, thousands of dollars in credit card and student loan debt, and collections knocking on her door. Today, her credit score sits at a healthy 800 as she works towards the next phase in her financial journey: homeownership.

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