Articles relating to "Credit scores":
Credit scores may improve soon – but there’s a risk (3/14/2017)
Starting July 1, the big three credit firms will stop including most tax liens and civil debts. The change will boost some borrower’s scores, but a few experts say the move to keep info from banks will likely lead to an increase in foreclosures.
Can U.S. approve more mortgages without more risk? (2/21/2017)
CFPB, the nation’s consumer bureau, hopes to help dependable, credit-iffy people qualify for a mortgage by adding “alternative data” to credit score calculations. Through comments, it hopes to identify potential benefits and unforeseen risks.
Transunion, Equifax cited for credit score deception (1/4/2017)
Consumers who tried to boost their credit scores through programs offered by two of the nation’s three largest credit score providers may have been deceived, according to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Great credit is a powerful tool (11/7/2016)
A good credit scores saves its owner a lot of money: A 760 score compared to 620 would save $65,000 on a $200,000 mortgage and $5,100 on a $30,000 auto loan.