Before you start shopping around for a mortgage, be sure to know your credit score.

Before you start shopping around for a mortgage, be sure to know your credit score.

If you want a home loan, you may be wondering how high your credit score needs to be in order to qualify for a mortgage.

 

Well, there’s good news and bad news regarding your credit and how it relates to your chances getting a “yes” from a home lender. [continue reading…]

file your taxes

Most of us don’t particularly enjoy dealing with the deadlines and paperwork required to file federal income taxes.

 

 

But just because taxes may not be the world’s most pleasant topic, doesn’t mean you can sweep this issue under the rug.

 

 

Think about it this way: by filing your federal income tax return on time, you not only stay on Uncle Sam’s good side, you’ll also save yourself money and unnecessary aggravation.

 

 

To help make April 15th a lot less taxing (pun intended) here are four do’s and don’ts when dealing with the IRS.

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