Capital View

Thoughts and Ideas on the Mortgage Finance Industry from David H. Stevens, President and CEO Mortgage Bankers Association

Having & Maintaining Good Credit

15252_blog_image_bus_woman1I recently received an email alert from the credit reporting agency that I have a subscription with alerting me to the fact that my score had changed. For anyone who doesn’t have a subscription to a service that monitors your credit rating, I strongly recommend considering this – or at minimum scheduling a quarterly check with a free credit reporting service. Why? Simply because your credit score means a lot, whether looking for a job, renting or buying a home, or the rate charged on your credit cards.

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