Why does having a good credit score matter? Eilish Hurst 22 May 2020 12:58 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 provide you with access to open banking? Do I have to pay to set up RentTracking™? Comments 0 comments Please sign in to leave a comment.