FHA vs. Conventional Loans for Mortgages

Housing Finance

What Happens to Your Credit When You Get Evicted?

August 25, 2020

Here’s what to know about evictions, their impact on your credit, and what your options are if you’re facing one. Read more.

How Much House Can You Afford – Really?

July 30, 2020

Here are some costs of homebuying your mortgage lender won't always tell you, so you can save how much you actually need to buy a home. Read more.

The Best Cities to Save Money in the U.S.

July 8, 2020

Now more than ever, people are assessing their financial situation and making changes to become more resilient. This 2020 report looks at the best cities in the U.S. for saving money. Read more.

Cities Where You Need To Work The Most Hours To Pay Rent

June 1, 2020

The cost of renting an apartment varies by city, but whether you can afford it also depends on your income. In some cities, you'll need to work longer than others to be able to afford the same size apartment. This research lets you compare U.S. cities. Read more.

Buying a House with No Credit

May 1, 2020

Without credit, buying a home could be much more difficult, but it's still possible. Here are some options for buying a home with little or no credit. Read more.

How to Protect Your Credit & Finances During Coronavirus Pandemic

March 31, 2020

We put together this list of resources to help you find assistance and information during the coronavirus pandemic. Read more.

Top Cities to Rent or Buy in 2020

February 19, 2020

Deciding whether to buy a house or to rent is a big question many people will encounter. This analysis of housing and rental data from Zillow shows the top cities in the U.S. where it's better to rent or buy in 2020. Read more.

Credit Scores Needed for VA and FHA Loans

May 28, 2019

Certain programs are designed to lower the barrier of entry for home ownership, including VA and FHA loans. Here's what you need to know about their credit score requirements. Read more.