Using credit can be a great way to establish a history of creditworthiness, but it can get you into trouble if not used responsibly. These five common mistakes are easy for even the smartest borrowers to make.
Down payments have always been one of the greatest barriers to homeownership. Zero-money-down mortgages have largely disappeared, but there are still a few ways you can afford a down payment on a house without breaking the bank.
Tax season is far away, but tax-related issues can creep up all year round. Now is the perfect time to ask yourself these five questions and determine where you stand with Uncle Sam.
Your credit report contains a wealth of information, including the types of credit accounts you have, the payment history on those accounts, and any public records in your name. So how does all of that info wind up in one report?
Your credit score may differ among the three credit reporting agencies, and the credit score you see may be different than the one your lender sees. The Equifax Experts explain why this sometimes happens.
If you have negative information on your credit report, you may have been denied a new credit card or other line of credit. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to help better your situation before your next credit application.