Category: Credit Tips

A Message About Forbearance From Benchmark’s Founding Partner

Stewart Hunter, Benchmark Founding Partner, shares his personal advice for you if you are considering mortgage forbearance. From the risks of forbearance to alternative solutions, Benchmark Mortgage is dedicated to helping you gets serious about how today’s decision can affect your future.

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Can I Still Get A VA Loan With Bad Credit?

Unfortunately, it depends on the situation and reasons, so there is no simple answer for bad credit. A few potential reasons could be that you have experienced a divorce which led to a bankruptcy, mismanaged your finances, experienced job loss, or any other financial hazards. Your credit is calculated from many moving parts. The good …

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Credit Card Myths Uncovered

Advice can be helpful in many cases, but following misguided or erroneous advice, even when well-intended, can have a devastating impact. The same is true of advice on bolstering your credit score. Unfortunately, there is a variety of mistaken credit advice floating around that can actually make yours worse. Here are some common myths that […]

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