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[15 Aug 2017 | No Comment | 1,174 views]
Tips for Improving Credit Scores

Credit scores influence nearly all things financial in your life. Banks, credit card companies and others use credit scores in deciding whether to give you a loan, how much money you can borrow and how much interest to charge you. Here’s some advice for improving your credit score:

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[7 Aug 2017 | No Comment | 2,344 views]
What Will a Bad Credit Score Cost you?

Having a bad credit score will cost you a lot more than a higher interest rate for a few loans. It extends into many parts of your financial life. So many people fail to understand how important their credit is until they try to buy a home or take out a loan. People with bad credit usually know that they will have to pay higher interest rates. But they often don’t realize how deeply they will really be affected.

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[6 Aug 2017 | One Comment | 2,806 views]
When Your Good Credit Score Marries a Bad Credit Score

There is a common misconception that when two people marry their credit histories become one the minute the two tie the knot. This is only partially true. When two people marry, each retains his or her individual credit history up to that point.

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[20 Jul 2017 | One Comment | 3,406 views]
Raising Credit Scores for Home Loans

While most mortgage applicants know a good credit score is a key element for a loan approval, not everyone realizes raising your credit score by even a few points can make the difference between qualifying for a mortgage or not. In addition, if you are applying for a conventional mortgage rather than an FHA-insured home loan, you can pay a lower interest rate if you are able to boost your credit score into the next level.

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[16 Jul 2017 | No Comment | 1,554 views]
How to Qualify for an FHA Loan with a Credit Score as low as 580

Good news for veterans of the U.S. military and anyone interested in an FHA loan — it just got easier to qualify for an FHA loan or VA loan if you have less than perfect credit. With Quicken Loans, you can now qualify for an FHA loan with a credit score as low as 580.  That’s one of the lowest qualifying scores you’ll find in today’s mortgage market and veterans and active members of the military can qualify for a VA loan with the low credit score of 620 as well.