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Dec 3, 2015 9:02:30 AM
Mortgage Trigger Data is created when a borrower fills out a 1003 (mortgage application), and has their credit report pulled. This creates a credit inquiry event which is flagged on the borrower’s credit record.
The credit bureaus aggregate all of the flagged records on a daily basis and make the information available to paying marketers as a “trigger” file within 24-48 hours of the original mortgage application. YIKES! And yes, in case you are wondering, this is a totally legal practice.
Sep 8, 2015 8:00:00 AM
If you’ve recently checked your FICO credit scores (Equifax, Experian and Transunion), you may have noticed that your credit score varies between the three. After thoroughly reviewing your credit report, you may be asking yourself, “Why are my 3 FICO credit scores different?”
Aug 20, 2015 9:47:51 AM
In the unfortunate event that you get a divorce, worrying about your credit score may be the last thing on your mind. However, even during the most trying times of our lives, the world keeps spinning and the fact is, divorce can greatly impact your finances and credit history. With close to 50% of all marriages ending in divorce, and divorce finalization taking close to 1 year to complete, protecting your credit along the way is critical to your financial future.
Below are some helpful tips on how to get thru a divorce without damaging your credit.
May 20, 2014 10:25:00 PM
A recent study conducted by the Consumer Federation of America and VantageScore Solutions found that 18-34 year-olds are far less informed than all other adult Americans on credit knowledge and understanding. Only 6% could accurately pick out the factors that actually impact a credit score, and less than half of all millennials have ever even bothered to order a copy of their free credit report.
Feb 26, 2014 10:25:00 AM
You’ve gone to your lender and been approved for a home mortgage. You’ve found the home of your dreams. But just when you are about to close, the lender says you are no longer approved. What happened?
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Feb 14, 2014 7:11:00 AM
Today, February 14th is the most romantic day of the year. In fact over 2.2 million people will get married today and millions more will become engaged. Getting married is a wonderful moment in life, but it can affect many things, including your credit. So in the spirit of the holiday that love built, we’ve decided to debunk some credit myths associated with marriage, and its effect on credit.
Feb 6, 2014 10:55:00 AM
Establishing a good credit history has never been as important as it is today. It's not just that you'll need good credit to get decent rates when you're ready to buy a home or a car. Your credit history can determine whether you get a good job, a decent apartment or reasonable rates on insurance. One seemingly minor misstep -- a late payment, maxing out your credit cards, applying for too much credit at once -- can haunt you for years. If you're just starting out, you have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to build a credit history the right way. Here's what to do, and what to avoid.
Oct 13, 2011 8:45:00 AM
To all you consumers who pay your credit card balances in full every month; good for you!
Not carrying a balance on a credit card is one of the best financial maneuvers you can make for yourself. This ensures that you won’t rack up expensive finance charges, nor will you find yourself deep in credit card debt.