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New financial tools offer a boost to credit ratings
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New financial tools offer a boost to credit ratings

Here’s some good news for anyone whose credit scores aren’t quite as high as they’d like them to be:...

New financial tools offer a boost to credit ratings
Your FICO score is not your mortgage destiny
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Your FICO score is not your mortgage destiny

The higher your credit score, the lower the interest rate quote you’ll get on your mortgage, right? As a...

Your FICO score is not your mortgage destiny
Americans’ credit scores hit record high

Americans’ credit scores hit record high

704! That’s the new, record-high average FICO credit score among millions of Americans, and it’s positive news for home...

Americans’ credit scores hit record high
Cutbacks in high debt ratio loans could hurt buyers

Cutbacks in high debt ratio loans could hurt buyers

A key policy change by mortgage giant Fannie Mae that offered homeownership to thousands of new buyers — many...

Cutbacks in high debt ratio loans could hurt buyers
Protecting homebuyers from lasting damage from Equifax theft

Protecting homebuyers from lasting damage from Equifax theft

The catastrophic theft of 143 million consumers’ personal data from national credit bureau Equifax could cause financial grief for...

Protecting homebuyers from lasting damage from Equifax theft
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