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If you can't afford to pay your taxes or take out a loan in anticipation of your refund, your credit scores could suffer. And beware tax-related ID theft.
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Too often consumers use services and products that lose them money rather than improving the bottom line.
Good credit habits will translate into lower interest rates and down payments and will help protect you from identity theft.
Here's an excellent reason to pull your 3 major credit reports every year.
Concentrations of risky FHA-backed mortgages in poorer neighborhoods are damaging to borrowers and the nation, a researcher says.
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