Sprucing up your credit score before you apply for a mortgage is a key step that will also help avoid a last-minute denial.
You think you know everything there is to know about your credit cards? Think again.
More and more lenders are insisting on a new mortgage loan wrinkle – a second credit check just before you sign on the dotted line.
Add another Web site to the confusing array offering "free" information about your credit: FreeCreditScore.com.
Consumers who get a credit denial may soon get a free copy of the report used to turn them down. It’s all in the bank reform bill in Congress.
With home lending still tight, mortgage brokers are seeing more borrowers whose partners have bad credit.
The CARD Act has changed the way some "free" credit reporting agencies operate. Here are the details.
It's difficult to banish old collection information from a credit report — even when the statute of limitations kicks in. Can you clear your good name?
Are customized credit cards just a ruse to make you think you set the terms? Maybe, but there are two sides to the customized coin.
You can take steps to improve your credit score and increase your chances of getting approved for a mortgage on better terms.