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‘Confidence and Stability’ Coming to Housing Market

Fed, Treasury Announce Measures to Enhance Enhance Liquidity, Credit

Both the Federal Reserve and the U.S. Department of the Treasury announced plans Monday morning to provide additional liquidity into the economy and...
FICO’s scoring tweaks won’t impact most mortgages

DOJ investigating FICO’s dominance in credit market

When it comes to a person’s credit score, there’s only one number that really matters: their FICO score. But it appears that the...
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Credit 101: Are All Credit Scores the Same?

One of the most common credit misconceptions is that every individual has a single, unique credit score. However, if you’ve been following past...
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VIDEO: How Are Credit Scores Calculated?

  In a 5-part series, Credit 101, Ilyce Glink, an award-winning personal finance columnist and CEO of the financial wellness platform Best Money Moves,...
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Freddie Mac Prices Credit Risk Transfer Trust

Freddie Mac has announced the pricing of the first Seasoned Credit Risk Transfer Trust (SCRT) offering of 2020—a securitization of approximately $1.8 billion including...
Why Credit Karma is the mortgage industry's best friend after $7.1 billion sale to Intuit

Why Credit Karma is the mortgage industry’s best friend after $7.1 billion sale to...

Exactly one year ago, I asked if Zillow’s move into home loans was a betrayal to lenders who buy their leads, and later...
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San Diego Extra Credit Teacher Program (ECTP) W/CalHFA (2020

Being a teacher isn’t easy — that much goes without saying.Along with all the stress of teaching the next generation, most teachers tend...

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Construction industry’s workers divided over staying on the job during coronavirus shutdown

Construction industry’s workers divided over staying on the job during coronavirus shutdown

Under Gov. Jay Inslee’s Monday mandate, workers on projects including new Amazon office buildings and the KeyArena overhaul won’t...
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The No-Cost Thirty Year Fixed Rate Mortgage – The Walkthrough

There really is no such thing as a no-cost mortgage loan. There are always costs, such as appraisal fees, escrow fees, title insurance...
Understanding your credit — Getting your score higher for better rates and programs.

Understanding your credit — Getting your score higher for better rates and programs.

Credit makes the world go round. #RLS8GUYUnderstanding your credit — Getting your score higher for better rates and programs.What the heck is credit?...
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“COVID-19 Versus the Real Estate Market” – Marcus Young

Over the last couple of months, people around the world have been affected directly and indirectly by the unforeseen pandemic, COVID-19. This pandemic...
‘Confidence and Stability’ Coming to Housing Market

Fed, Treasury Announce Measures to Enhance Enhance Liquidity, Credit

Both the Federal Reserve and the U.S. Department of the Treasury announced plans Monday morning to provide additional liquidity into the economy and...

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