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7 common credit score myths debunked

By Jonathan McFadden on March 18, 2019

Any of these sound familiar? “If you check your credit score, it’ll drop.” “Shopping for rates will kill your score.” “Your boss knows your credit score. Your boss... read more

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Where to start when you’re ready to own a home

By Jonathan McFadden on March 18, 2019

It’s not that you hate renting, but you hate renting. At one time, it may have worked for you. But now that rental rates are sky high, you’re ready for a change. The big change. You’re ready... read more

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What is DTI and why is it important?

By Austin Light on March 18, 2019

One thing you learn quickly working at LendingTree is that the financial world is filled with acronyms. Here’s one that you might have seen, and is actually pretty important: DTI, that stands for... read more

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So, how do you pay your mortgage exactly?

By Jonathan McFadden on March 15, 2019

You’ve got the mortgage. You’ve got the house. And sooner than you’d probably like, you’ll have the monthly payment, too. As daunting as that first bill can seem, it doesn’t have to give... read more

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3 common credit card questions answered

By Jonathan McFadden on March 15, 2019

Credit cards can be complex. Rates, terms and fees may differ from card to card. Some help you score airline miles; others help you build credit history. If you’re careful, they can improve your... read more

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Personal Loan Statistics

By Elyssa Kirkham on January 3, 2019

Personal loans are quickly becoming one of the more popular ways to borrow money among U.S. consumers. What Americans owe on personal loans has more than doubled in the past five years, from $55.7... read more

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