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Want To Rent An Apartment? Make Sure Your Credit Score Is Top-Notch

It’s becoming increasingly hard to get your name on an apartment lease, as new research fro.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkNov 14th, 2017

Credit Score Myths: What Won"t Affect Your Rating Despite Popular Belief

A poor credit report can affect your ability to get a job, rent an apartment or get utilities without a sizable deposit......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 15th, 2017

How To Improve Your Credit Score Quickly

Shutterstock Is your credit score below 760? That’s the score at which you are likely to get the best interest rates on a mortgage. If you’re not interested in buying a home but need to rent a new apartment, it will still be a challenge if your credit.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesDec 4th, 2016

How to Raise Your Credit Limit

Raising your credit limit on a credit card can improve your credit score and make it easier to qualify for other accounts......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 8th, 2017

What Factors Make Up Your FICO Score

Your credit score is based on just five factors in your credit report. Here's how you can get the best credit score possible by gaming the system......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 7th, 2017

Here"s How Much Your Credit Score Is About To Crash If You"re In Hurricane Irma"s Path

If you count yourself among the unlucky residents of Southern Florida where Hurricane Irma looks likely to make her continental U.S. landfall, you may want to take notice of a new study.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 6th, 2017

Your credit score could make or break your love life

It turns out credit scores are statistical shorthand for a whole lot more than the likelihood you'll repay a loan, according to a numbe.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 21st, 2017

Should You Cancel Old Credit Cards?

Uncover what may make sense for you and your credit score......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 8th, 2017

Looking for love? A poor credit score can make you less attractive in the dating scene.

Looking for love? A poor credit score can make you less attractive in the dating scene......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 11th, 2017

Loopholes allow New York landlords to boost rents on stabilized apartments

Capture Light/Shutterstock.com(ProPublica) — In October 2015, Scherrie and Langston Donaldson received a cryptic notice from their landlord, labeled “preferential rent credit removal.” At first glance, they weren’t sure what to make of it. “As y.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 25th, 2017

Cities With the Highest (and Lowest) Credit Scores

Whether you are being denied a home or auto loan, a rental application, or a job, having a low credit score is a challenging situation. Such difficulties make it even harder to improve your financial........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstApr 17th, 2017

The biggest mistakes people make looking for a New York City apartment, according to the CEO of a real estate startup

Capture Light/Shutterstock.comWant to spend a ton of money on something that'll probably leave you frazzled and frustrated? Rent your first apartment in New York City. "The entry-level r.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 1st, 2017

Will Using Artificial Intelligence To Make Loans Trade One Kind Of Bias For Another?

The next loan you get may depend less on your credit score and more on what a program thinks of your habits. Digital lenders say the process will be more fair, but others worry about uninte.....»»

Category: topSource: nprMar 31st, 2017

Take these 3 steps to protect your credit in retirement

A high credit score can help provide financial stability as retirement nears, here’s how to make sure you have one......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 29th, 2017

These 3 Factors Can Make or Break Your Credit Score

Raising your credit score can be difficult, but if you understand the most important factors that make up your score, you can focus your efforts where they'll do the most good......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 25th, 2017

7 Apartments Under $2,000 That Will Make You Want To Move Now

What if you could rent your dream apartment for less than $2,000 per month? We rounded up seven apartments under $2K with friendly neighborhood vibes (flat white included!) and convenience where you'll be sure to fe.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesJan 31st, 2017

Which Credit Score Do Lenders Actually Use?

The CFPB recently sanctioned TransUnion and Equifax for misleading consumers about the credit scores lenders actually use to make lending decisions. Here are t.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesJan 6th, 2017

Nine Steps To Raise Your Credit Score Fast

A low credit score can hurt your chances for a mortgage, an apartment, or a job. A low credit score can hurt your chances for a mortgage, an apartment, or a job......»»

Category: topSource: forbesDec 5th, 2016

The 12 key differences between buying and renting a home, in one chart

Even if you can afford to buy a house, that doesn't always mean it's the right choice to make.  What's your goal — to make a profit, or to settle down in a place you really like? What's your credit score? Are you planning to.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 22nd, 2016

The 12 key differences between buying and renting a home

Even if you can afford to buy a house, that doesn't always mean it's the right choice to make.  What's your goal — to make a profit, or to settle down in a place you really like? What's your credit score? Are you planning to.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 22nd, 2016

The No. 1 sign you can"t afford to buy a home

Artazum/ShutterstockIf you're deciding whether or not you can afford to make the leap from renting to buying a home, many factors can help you decide: Do you have a high credit score? How much debt are you holding? Have you saved up for down payment? Whil.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 13th, 2016