Tag: Credit Score

Posted on 09/26/2021
Saving Up to Buy a Home: Best Practices for First-Time Homebuyers
Image by 3D Animation Production Company from Pixabay Everyone talks about preparing financially to purchase and own a home. However, it’s not always exactly clear how to prepare. Rather than get overwhelmed by details, there are some basic things you can start with in order to get your finances ready for home ownership. Here we will go over...
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Posted on 04/04/2021
When Should You Check Your Credit Score?
Photo by Andrey_Popov via Shutterstock Federal law allows you to get your credit report free once per year. To do so, go to annualcreditreport.com and request your report. You need to do this at least once a year so that you can correct any errors or missing information. Differences Between Credit Report & Credit Score You typically have...
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Posted on 03/21/2021
When To Check Your Credit Score
It’s a good financial practice to check your credit report and score periodically. You want to be sure that no one has stolen your identity and that all the information on the report is correct. It may sound simple to check your credit, but there are so many sources that you can get it from and so many options...
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Posted on 07/06/2020
How to Quickly Boost Your Credit Score Before Buying a Home
If you’re hoping to buy a home in the near future there are several financial prerequisites that you should aim to meet. Ideally, you’ll want a sizable down payment, a verifiable income history, and a good credit score. It takes time to build credit. For most people, it can be several months or even years before they see a...
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