Credit


Credit Moves That Could Effect Your Mortgage

When getting a mortgage, credit can be a major concern, and there are a few key factors that could make or break your mortgage. While in approval stages, there are red flags that could have an impact on your mortgage. For instance, if your mortgage is in its final stages, it is not a good idea to apply for other credit, dispute a credit... More

Student Loan Bill Blocked By Senate

The Senate Republicans have blocked legislation toward student loan forgiveness. The legislation would have allowed students to refinance their loans at lower rates to give them some debt relief. There was a 56-30 vote on the legislation. Image by Tulane Public Relations via Wikimedia Commons. Continue to original source More

Low Credit Score May Cause Car Insurance To Rise

Drivers may be paying higher auto insurance premiums based on their credit scores. A study by WalletHub.com finds that there is a 65% difference in insurance costs between those with high credit scores and those with low credit scores. State law in California, Hawaii, and Massachusetts outlaws insurance providers from using credit score ... More

MasterCard Extending Zero-Liability

After security breaches like one of the magnitude of the Target scandal, MasterCard is making strides to make its cardholders feel safer. The credit and debit card company is extending its zero-liability protection to all PIN-based and ATM transactions, taking effect in October. The protection currently only protects transactions made by ... More