Why does having a good credit score matter? Eilish Hurst 25 November 2020 14:44 Updated Why does having a good credit score matter? A strong credit score translates into higher savings for renters, with lower financing rates and better access to a range of financial products. Related articles Do I have to pay to set up RentTracking™? What to do if you have no income Will a credit check hurt a renters' credit score? Why am I not able to locate my credit profile? What is rental affordability? Comments 0 comments Please sign in to leave a comment.