Tag: Credit Score

Purchasing a Home When You’re Self Employed
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Purchasing a Home When You’re Self Employed

Self-employment is becoming a growing trend in the United States. Freshbooks predicts that by 2020, roughly 27 million United States residents will be leaving full-time jobs for independent, client based work. This will bring the total number of self-employed workers to about 42 million. Although there are numerous benefits to being self-employed, buying a home...

Your Credit Score, Your Mortgage, and You
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Your Credit Score, Your Mortgage, and You

If you’re looking to buy a home, chances are you’re going to need to take out a mortgage to finance it. Having a great credit score will provide you with better mortgage options, but what happens after you acquire a mortgage? Like any other finance option, a mortgage will have an effect on your credit...

Improve Your Credit Score in 3 Easy Steps
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Improve Your Credit Score in 3 Easy Steps

Staying on top of your finances is easier said than done. Budgeting, reducing spending on luxury items and overall monitoring of expenses is needed to maintain financial stability. A credit score is direct proof of your capability to pay off your debt through credit. 6 months is the usual amount of time it takes to...