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How to Buy a Home With Bad Credit

Buying a home is a huge step forward for many consumers. The only problem is that if you have bad credit, getting a mortgage can seem like a distant fantasy instead of a realistic goal. Is it impossible to find a good mortgage offer with poor credit? We don’t think so, and we’ve gathered a…

Why Veterans Refinance

Top Reasons Why Vets Seek a Refinance Do you ever wish you could have a little extra cash? Don’t we all! Maybe there’s a vacation you would like to take or some things you need to buy for your home. Perhaps you have some high-interest debt that you need to get rid of. If so,…

Mortgage Relief – New VA Options

Your financial situation may have changed in the past couple of months, and you may be worried about making your monthly mortgage payment. The good news is that new options could be available to you, particularly if your mortgage is backed by a federal agency. These options are provided by the CARES Act, which was…

Should You Refinance?

It’s not easy if you’re on the fence in deciding whether or not you want to refinance your home. The grass looks greener on both sides at different times and being stuck in the middle can feel like a never-ending struggle. The more you know about your options and how to choose the best time,…

Tips on Refinancing

Refinancing your mortgage will pay off your existing home loan and replace it with a new one. Potential benefits may include receiving more favorable terms, like a lower interest rate or lower monthly payments, or switching from an adjustable rate to a fixed rate. Refinancing could also let you tap into the equity of the…

Now Is The Time For Home Improvement

As Americans spend more time indoors due to social distancing, the opportunities for home improvement continue to grow. Here are Your Finance Assistant, we want to present consumers with the best deals and opportunities available to help save on your finances. Whether it be window replacements, a home security installation, or a professional home remodeling…

When Should You Check Your Credit Report?

Almost everyone by now knows they’re eligible for a free credit report once every 12 months from the 3 major credit bureaus: Equifax, TransUnion, and Experian. What many people don’t realize, however, is when exactly they should check those reports. The quick answer is to check your report with enough time to fix any issues…

How To Repair Your Own Credit

Credit report mistakes are common. Two Federal Trade Commission studies found that almost 15% of consumers have an error on at least one of their credit reports. Don’t lose heart if you find any mistakes; it’s very common and can be solved! There are several ways to approach errors on a credit score. One way…

How Safe is Your High Credit Score?

Check Your Credit Score Regularly One of the first signs that you’re maturing is when you become concerned about your credit. Good grades are the mark of success in school, and high credit scores are evidence that you’re maintaining financial responsibility. Once you have a high credit rating, however, how safe is your score? Credit…

10 Shortcuts That May Improve Credit

Taking the Proper Credit Repair Measures They say that slow and steady wins the race. However, there are some credit repair tactics that can yield benefits quickly. By following these tips, you may start to see your credit score improving. 1. Get Your Credit Report Each of the three major credit bureaus allow you to…