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CNNMoney has a great article about the extent late mortgage payments, bankruptcy, and foreclosure impact your credit score.
Despite the problems a poor credit score can cause, Experian’s Sweet recommends that people who are in financial dead ends, like totally unaffordable mortgages, it’s better to recognize that and cut your losses quickly; don’t prolong the problem.
“You need to do what you need to do to get your finances back in order,” she said. “Don’t worry about your credit score.”
Whatever your situation, consult your accountant, lender, attorney, and anyone else who can help you make the right decisions for your financial future.
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“Local prices fell 1 percent in October compared with September, the first drop after five straight monthly increases, according to seasonally adjusted data from the Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller home price indices.”
“Home prices in the Chicago area were down 10.1 percent in October compared with October 2008.”
Come on first time buyers and qualified repeat buyers: take advantage of the tax credit! Many say, however, the housing market and the economy can’t rebound by themselves — we need companies to start hiring.
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It’s getting cold outside, Chicago! What does your drafty apartment mean for your energy bill? What can you do to fix it and save energy (and money)?
Check out these reader questions and answers from the Chicago Tribune about basic energy-saving techniques.