New Credit Scoring Law: Paying Rent, Utilities, and Cell Phone Bill On Time Will Increase Credit Scores For Millions of Americans Without Credit to Get Housing & Auto Loans

Good news is on the horizon for people with credit score issues. A new Credit Scoring Law that finally went into full effect called Credit Score Competition Act allows credit bureaus to accept on-time payments of rent, utilities, and cell phone payments to build credit histories for people without credit, slow credit, or even bad credit.

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October Rent Map Report Shows Where Rent Is Finally Dropping Nationwide

Rent prices — and the cost of housing in general — has been one of the more persistent pains of the current inflation situation. But — although rents are still much higher today than they were a year ago — things are finally looking up (or down, depending on how you look at it.) Basically, new data shows that rent is finally dropping nationwide, month-over-month. However, there are still some metrics that need improvement. Here’s what you need to know.

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Condo Column: The fairness of it all

There’s a fairly well known adage in the law that notes, “You can’t murder your parents and then ask the court for pity as an orphan.” The New Hampshire Supreme Court recently issued an opinion in line with this adage in which it affirmed a superior court decision where the presiding judge upheld fines levied by a board of directors totaling $700 and legal fees to be paid to the Association in excess of $12,000.00, and rising.

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