Articles relating to "Credit scores":
Liz Weston: The best ways to build credit now (10/18/2016)
Younger buyers now have a way to build their credit score that helps them save money for a downpayment at the same time: With a credit builder loan, buyers borrow money to fund a personal CD or savings account.
Buyers know less about credit scores than you think (8/10/2016)
Most people know about credit scores and the impact of late bill payments – but for many, that’s where their understanding of the credit score process ends.
Credit score problems still haunt Americans (5/25/2016)
The first thing buyers should do? Check credit scores. CFPB says that a lot of consumers still complain about mistakes and trouble with getting them corrected.
Late HOA payments may soon affect credit scores (5/10/2016)
Starting in Oct., a buyer’s credit score may drop after a late homeowners’ association payment the same way it drops if mortgage payments arrive late.
Fannie gives ‘transactors’ credit for good behavior (5/2/2016)
Until recently, a credit score didn’t note whether a borrower made minimum credit card payments or more, only whether he paid on time. But that’s changing June 25 when Fannie focuses more on borrower behaviors.