To maintain a good credit score, you should stay on top of your payments and manage your credit cards responsibly. Request a credit report and check for any error that may hurt your score. If there is, you can dispute to have it removed from your report.
In order to maintain a good credit score, it is essential to make payments on time and maintain a credit utilization below 30% (i.e. how much of your available credit you use on a monthly basis). On a credit card with a $1,000 limit, for example, it would be best to use $10 to $100 each month, and no more than $300.
Best way to do it is to just be responsible with your finances, and your bills. Don't let anything reach collections (even utilities) and have a couple of credit cards that you use regularly.
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