Making payments on time is one of the best ways to keep or improve good credit. Late payments will stay on your credit history for up to two years, but like all negative information, it will affect your score less as time marches on. Learn more here about late payments mean to your finances.
By Ilyce Glink| 2000-01-24T00:00:00-06:00 January 24th, 2000|
One of the biggest changes in the real estate market over the past five years has been how home buyers with poor credit are perceived. The thriving economy has given lenders the opportunity to reach out to these prospective borrowers with new, custom-tailored loan programs designed to reward homeowners who pay on time, or help folks restructure their financial lives.