Housing is the one area of policy with the greatest potential to actually move the needle on the economy
Usually, the impact on your credit score is minimal and short term. But it could hurt if you plan to take out a big loan soon.
Here's a look at who qualifies for a mortgage refinance under President Obama's new home-foreclosure relief plan.
The Federal Housing Authority's (FHA) measures are expected to help replenish the agency's depleted capital reserves and quell rising delinquencies. The move to increase premiums and tighten loan standards could have an impact on low-income borrowers.