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Good luck getting a decent loan if your record has any of these blemishes.
Overall awareness of credit scores is on the rise, according to a recent survey.
Have credit issues in your past? You still might qualify for a home loan.
Find out how this enhanced credit information could help you get access to a home loan.
Errors are common in credit reports. Fix yours and you can boost your score.
Not all credit inquiries are equal. Here’s what you need to know.
Every hard inquiry that’s made on your credit history is logged for two years.
Too many hard credit checks from prospective lenders could impact your FICO scores.
Paying off your balances in full is just the beginning of a path toward better credit.