Posts Tagged ‘credit’
 
 
 
Finance
 

How your credit score is affected by common activities

Managing money wisely: It&rsquos one thing that everybody is told to do from an early age. From placing pennies in the piggy bank to classroom instruction in how to balance a check book, the message is to invest and save t...
 
Finance
 

Beyond cash back: holiday credit card perks pay off

Hunting for deals and door buster sales this holiday? There are several little-known credit card perks to keep in mind before you reach into your wallet. In addition to cash rewards and extra airline or travel credits, many cre...

 
Finance
 

Myth and fact: What you need to know about credit scores

For all of the discussion around the importance of credit scores, it’s hard to know what’s true, what’s fiction, and what lies in between. While there are misperceptions and misunderstandings still lingering i...
 
Finance
 

Get your credit score bikini ready

Summer is here and Americans across the country are grappling with two of the season’s most compelling questions: First, is your body beach ready? Second, is your credit as buff-or better-than your bod? Just as fitness is...
 
Real Estate
 

How your credit score can impact the purchase of a home

Purchasing a home can be the most rewarding – and also the most frustrating – financial transaction of your life. Especially today, when the news is filled with stories about the great market conditions for buyers. ...