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26 October 2010
In Dancing with the Stars, celebrities are paired with professional ballroom dancers to compete for the highest scores for their weekly routines.If the celebrity trains hard and has some skill on the dance floor, he or she is likely to get a high score from the judges.
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19 August 2010
Checking your credit score is one of the first things borrowers are urged to do when shopping for a mortgage.But these days, you need to know which type of credit score you're getting.
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28 September 2009
If you're planning to apply for a mortgage, either to purchase a home or refinance your existing home loan, you're probably concerned about your credit score.While a good credit score is important, a lot of people worry about it needlessly.
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25 August 2009
A new credit scoring model, called FICO 08, is finally on the verge of being adopted by lenders.If you're thinking about taking out a mortgage, getting a new credit card or taking out any other kind of consumer debt, it could affect you.
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28 May 2009
If there's anything to be learned from the financial crisis of the past year, it's that good credit is essential for good loans.If you have bad credit, improving your score is the best way to get a mortgage refinance.
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8 November 2008
Banks may be denying more small business loan applications, but company owners still have options.An up-and-coming solution for business financing gives entrepreneurs an alternative to adjustable-rate credit card debt.
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17 August 2008
What's the truth about bad credit scores? You can alter them, even when your access to credit is limited.
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26 April 2008
A common fear is that multiple inquiries on your credit report will lower your score.That's partially true, based on who's doing the inquiring.If you're shopping for a car or home loan, inquiries won't lower your score.
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