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Housing Finance

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.

Buying a House with No Credit

June 20, 2019

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.

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.

Is Reporting Rent to the Credit Bureaus Worth it?

May 21, 2019

Some services offer rent reporting – for a fee. But are these services worth it when it comes to building credit? The answer might surprise you. Read more.

Best Ways to Keep Your Finances In Line During PCS Moves

May 14, 2019

Military relocation creates a combo of stressors for Servicemembers and their families. Going into PCS moves prepared not only helps reduce stress, it can help you avoid costly mistakes. Here's what you need to know before your next PCS move. Read more.

Saving Money on Student Housing: On and Off Campus

April 17, 2019

To live on campus or off? Student housing options offer different experiences and expenses. No matter where you decide to live in college, there are ways to save! Read more.

Does Breaking a Lease Affect Your Credit?

April 2, 2019

If you're thinking about walking away from your apartment lease, read this first to understand the impact it could have on your credit. Read more.

Does Refinancing Affect Your Credit?

March 6, 2019

Thinking about refinancing your loan? Don't pull the trigger just yet, there's more you need to know. Read more.