Hindsight truly is 20/20. While the financial crash of 2008 hit many people like a ton of bricks, if you look back at the events that led to the financial debacle, you can clearly see that it wasn’t that unsurprising. The only surprising thing about the crash, if anything, is the fact that it didn’t happen sooner. It seemed like the whole system was held together by paper clips and rubber bands. Seriously. Bad regulations. Bad government incentives. Greed. All combined to a nasty financial explosion that crippled markets all over the globe.
Today, a high credit score opens up financial doors – a tribute to person’s ability to control their spending and manage their savings. The message is loud and clear – good credit is a fundamental part of having all the buying power you could ever want. However, there are a few weird ways you can damage your credit score and you’ve probably never given them a second thought. Here’s your chance to wake up and make sure your credit score is in the best possible place. Here are 3 little known ways to make your credit score plummet.
If you want your house to sell for a good amount you can spend big bucks to raise the value of your home. But if you’re on a tight budget or need to sell your house fast you can still do some cheaper home improvements. This post will show you some easy low cost suggestions that have a great return on their investment. Here’s our list of simple home improvements you can do make sure your home is ready for an open house.
If you’re going to buy a house in the near future you’re going to want to have the highest possible credit score. The better your score is the lower interest rate you’ll get on your mortgage. Just a half a percentage difference could mean tens of thousands of dollars in savings throughout the course of your 30 year loan.