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Experian Consumer Services offers credit monitoring products like™, which has resources and calculators that help you understand how credit can impact your life. Credit is an important component when buying, renting or refinancing your home.

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    Can a Missed Mortgage Payment Affect Your Credit?

    Once your mortgage payment passes the 30 days late threshold, your credit can be affected — and not for the better.

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    How to Protect Your Credit Score During a Move

    Moving will occasionally be part of your life story, and there are ways to approach this new chapter — and protect your credit score in the process.

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    Let’s Bust 3 Common Home Buying Myths

    If you are in the market to buy a home for the first time, there are several credit myths that may need debunking.

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    Your Credit: 5 Important Things to Review

    Your credit report reveals your financial state of health at any point in your life. Are financial decisions affecting where you live, work or play?

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    How to Sell Your Home in the Winter

    Waiting for the right opportunity to sell your home? Selling a home in the winter could be easier than you think.

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    Why Did My Credit Score Drop?

    These are five of the most common reasons you could experience a dip in your score.

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    Key Factors in Securing a Mortgage

    Research and preparation won’t take all the worry out of applying for a home loan, but it will go a long way toward reducing your anxiety.

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    How Much Home Can You Afford?

    You’ve rented for years and are yearning to buy a home of your own. But how do you know what your house-hunting budget should be?

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    What Really Influences Your Credit Score?

    Do you know where the information on your credit report comes from and how it impacts your overall credit score?