As a victim of a disaster, you are hit with the devastating realities of finding shelter, food and transportation, as well as dealing with time …
The new year is an ideal time to get your credit scores in order. Set several “mini resolutions” that will keep you moving forward. Try these to get you started.
It’s common knowledge that lenders use your credit reports and scores to measure your creditworthiness before approving you for a loan – or determining your interest rate. But your credit reports can also drive the cost of your home and auto insurance premiums.
Consumers will see certain negative information that can impact their scores scrubbed from their credit reports if the nation’s three credit reporting agencies can’t comply with more stringent reporting rules that must be fully implemented by June 2018.
Starting in April, the three major credit reporting agencies will remove tax liens from all consumer credit reports, which could mean a boost in scores for some consumers. TransUnion, Experian and Equifax are taking this step because of gaps in the information they receive on tax liens.