credit

Busting Credit Score Myths to Buy a Home During COVID-19

The virus has thrown up a lot of financial roadblocks for people that were making serious progress towards buying a…

2 years ago

New FICO Resilience Index may help extend credit availability

Fair Isaac Corp., the organization that created the widely used FICO credit score implementation, has created a new credit index…

2 years ago

Tips for Improving Your Credit Score to Buy a Home

Improving your credit score can be a complex subject based on your individual situation (but not always). Fortunately, there are…

3 years ago

Signs Credit Card Debt is Getting Out of Hand

OK, so your ends are still meeting, but just barely. You’re praying nothing entailing a large expense happens because you…

3 years ago

Ask Brian: What Do I Need to Know About Credit Scores?

Ask Brian is a weekly column by Real Estate Expert Brian Kline. If you have questions on real estate investing,…

4 years ago

What Makes Credit Card Debt Particularly Dangerous?

All debt is not created equally. At first glance, two consumers with the same amount of debt might seem like…

4 years ago

New UltraFICO credit scoring model promises to extend credit access to millions

Experian, FICO and Fincity are touting a new credit scoring model they say can increase access to credit for millions…

4 years ago

Mortgage fraud is on the rise

A growing number of borrowers are becoming so desperate to qualify for a mortgage that they end up lying about…

4 years ago

Relaxed rules boost “millions” of consumer’s credit scores

Millions of consumers’ credit scores have increased following an overhaul in the way the major credit report agencies factor in…

4 years ago

FHFA suspends plans to update its credit scoring model

This week it was revealed that an initiative to update the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s credit score model, which is…

4 years ago