Get the Best Car-Loan Rate Despite Low Credit Score

Torri Donley

Consumer Reports has no financial relationship with advertisers on this site. If you’ve ever financed the purchase of a car or a refrigerator, you know your credit score is important to getting a good deal. A good credit score can get you a lower interest rate, while a poor credit score—or having […]

6 common mistakes when refinancing into a low mortgage rate

Torri Donley

Mortgage rates keep hitting new all-time lows, and homeowners have been rushing to refinance and shave down their monthly payments — sometimes by hundreds of dollars. As 30-year mortgage rates head toward 3% and lower, you’re a good candidate to refinance and save if your current mortgage rate is in […]