Posts Tagged: "credit"

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Steps You Can Take To Get A Great Mortgage Rate

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Lately, it seems like mortgage interest rates have been dominating real estate and home financing news stories. Rates hit record lows not too long ago and while they’ve increased slightly,...

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2013 Financial Checkup

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The arrival of another year typically motivates us to rid ourselves of bad habits and pick up a few newer, healthier, or more productive ones. Many of us vow to...

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Three Steps to a Home Buying Budget

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Buying a home is probably the single biggest purchase you will make in your lifetime. Since most people don’t have enough cash to buy a home outright, the majority of...

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Are Mortgage Lending Guidelines Still Being Tightened?

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Over the last few years, lenders became increasingly picky when it came to approving mortgage applications. After the housing meltdown, (which experts say was caused in part by overly generous...

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FICO Score Report – Consumer Credit Trends

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There appears to be some positive trends in consumer credit, as the percentage of U.S. citizens with FICO Scores between 800-850 reaches a post-recession high. According to a recent report...

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The Positive Side of Debt

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This post is part of Women’s Money Week 2012. For more posts about Debt see Debt Roundup. Debt is sometimes portrayed as a terrible, scarey thing, something that should be...

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What Are Your Saving Priorities?

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This post is part of Women’s Money Week 2012. For more posts about Saving and Investing see Saving and Investing Roundup. We all know that savings is crucial. As tough...