The Latest

Frozen credit files can delay process of applying for a mortgage

Frozen credit files can delay process of applying for a mortgage

Nearly a year after the catastrophic Equifax hack exposed 147 million Americans’ personal and financial data to cybercriminals, consumers...

Frozen credit files can delay process of applying for a mortgage
Protect yourself from lasting damage from Equifax theft

Protect yourself 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...

Protect yourself from lasting damage from Equifax theft
Placeholder image

Big Brother is watching mortgage applicants, too

You can call it Big Brother. You can call it high-tech snooping. But be aware: If you are applying...

Big Brother is watching mortgage applicants, too
Placeholder image

Medical debts that unsettle the housing score

Are medical bill collection accounts buried away inside millions of consumers’ credit files — even bills that were fully...

Medical debts that unsettle the housing score
Placeholder image

Strategic defaults force scoring fix

With foreclosures soaring — and homeowners with unblemished payment histories abruptly walking away from their houses with no advance warning to lenders — the two major producers of credit scores have begun changing how...

Strategic defaults force scoring fix
Placeholder image

Beware the homeowner credit repair pitch

Recession-hammered homeowners’ credit scores are on the decline across the country, say scoring industry experts, and that makes more consumers vulnerable to scams that purport to erase delinquencies, judgments, foreclosures and other problems from...

Beware the homeowner credit repair pitch
Placeholder image

Credit monitoring won’t end with mortgage apps

Buyers will need to list debts taken on during “the quiet period” before closing Despite earlier reports to the...

Credit monitoring won’t end with mortgage apps
Placeholder image

Credit monitoring won’t end with mortgage apps

Buyers will need to list debts taken on during “the quiet period” before closing Despite earlier reports to the...

Credit monitoring won’t end with mortgage apps
« Previous Next »

The Deal's newsletters give you the latest scoops, fresh headlines, marketing data, and things to know within the industry.

Loading...