Using rent payments to rebuild your credit

Using rent payments to rebuild your credit Q: How can I set up a lease-to-own on a three-unit property and have it count on my credit report? A: I’m delighted that you asked this question, for several reasons. There are many, many folks out there who are trying to recover their finances and their credit …

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How to Stop Identity Theft

3 smart ways to protect yourself One of the fastest growing white-collar crimes in America is identity theft. According to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), as many as 9 million Americans have their identities stolen each year. Chances are, if you haven’t been a victim of identity theft, someone you know has.  What Is Identity …

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Mortgage Delinquencies Improve

According to an article by DSNews.com, and amount of mortgage borrowers who are delinquent in their payments has dropped to 6.19 percent (an amount they sourced to TransUnion). This percentage is allotted to the end of the first quarter of 2011, and is down from the 6.41 percent at the end of last year.  The …

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Slowing Improvement in Mortgage Delinquencies

TransUnion has released its findings and analysis on mortgage delinquency for the fourth quarter of 2010, which found that the national mortgage loan delinquency rate dropped to 6.41 percent. This statistic, which is traditionally seen as a precursor to foreclosure, reflects a decrease of 0.47 percent from the company’s third quarter reading of 6.44 percent. …

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