The ‘missing middle’- A scramble for affordable housing

If Fairfax County developer C. Daniel Clemente has his way, more middle-class and hourly workers in the county’s fast-growing downtown Tysons area will one day have the option of walking to work instead of spending hours battling Beltway commuter traffic. If you’re a secretary, you can’t [afford to] live at Tysons. If you’re a waiter,Continue reading “The ‘missing middle’- A scramble for affordable housing”

How to Build Your Credit – Part II

Now that you have the basics under your belt, we can start moving on to some of the long-term ways you can help build your credit. The first thing you must accept in regards to building credit is that it takes a while – on average, about six months – for your efforts to startContinue reading “How to Build Your Credit – Part II”

How to Build Your Credit – Part I

Whether you’re building credit from scratch or trying to clean up a few years of setbacks, building your credit isn’t easy.  If you’re in never-had-credit camp you might have found out how difficult it can be to get an apartment, take out a loan from the bank, or even get a major credit card.  It’sContinue reading “How to Build Your Credit – Part I”

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