Is an old debt, charged off seven years ago, finally falling off your credit report? Sorry, but there's not likely to be a big rise in your score. It could even fall.
U.S. home construction rebounded in July, rising to the fastest pace in eight months and offering hope that housing has regained momentum after two months of declines.
People with paid-off debt or medical debts will see scores rise with the new FICO math, while others will receive lower marks.
New York's attorney general has announced a settlement with Forster & Garbus, a Long island-based debt collection firm, to ensure it doesn't file court claims against New Yorkers to collect on...
Average U.S. rates on long-term fixed mortgages declined this week.
New U.S. auto loans jumped to the highest level in eight years this spring, fueled by a big increase in lending to risky borrowers.
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates declined this week, approaching their lows for the year.
A Tennessee man who founded a network of payday loan companies that prosecutors say charged interest rates far beyond New York limits pleaded not guilty Tuesday.
Credit checks for mortgages go deep and collection efforts may restart, so even on a debt 13 years old, potential damage can linger.