Articles relating to "Credit scores":
No mortgage due to ‘thin’ credit: What does that mean? (2/21/2017)
A buyer was told her credit was too “thin,” meaning her credit report had too little info to create a credit score. But there are ways around the problem.
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.
Your credit is about to get better (2/16/2017)
Changes at the three major credit bureaus could allow millions of people to get loans. The scores currently penalize people with tax liens and those who lost a civil lawsuit to a creditor but paid it off later. That will change after July 1.
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.