Buying a HUD home can be a good option if you’re willing to do some work to the property. Ilyce Glink, real estate expert and Managing Editor of the Equifax Finance Blog, gives you four questions to ask before making an offer.
If your debts are piling up, you may be considering bankruptcy. Before you make the decision, it’s important to understand how long a bankruptcy can stay on your credit report and how it can potentially impact your credit score.
If you’ve remained current on your mortgage through tough economic times, it can be incredibly frustrating to be unable to refinance—especially when rates are hovering far below historic averages. Real estate expert Alanna McCargo explains what’s keeping today’s homeowners from refinancing.
Lenders use the information in your credit report to assess your risk as a borrower, and negative information can make you look risky. Equifax Experts explain how long negative information, such as bankruptcies and collections, generally stay on your credit report.
Auto insurance can get expensive, especially if you’ve had an accident or have young drivers in your household. Fortunately, there are some ways you can save money on insurance policies. Here are four you can look into with your provider.
You have credit scores from all three nationwide credit reporting agencies, and they may not be the same. Equifax Experts help explain why your scores may differ between agencies—and when you should be concerned.