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The Importance of Affordable Housing and Homeownership

The Importance of Affordable Housing and Homeownership

In commemoration of Black History Month, Freddie Mac held a panel discussion on the company's commitment to affordable housing, particularly in the African American community.

This Tool Makes It Easier to Manage Your Money

This Tool Makes It Easier to Manage Your Money

If your resolution is to get into a new home this year, it's important to understand how to manage your money. In fact, this knowledge is valuable in any case.

Steps to Better Credit

Steps to Better Credit

Our Building Better Credit guide lays out the steps you can take to establish and maintain good credit, as well as improve your credit today.

The Best of 2016

The Best of 2016

See what interesting things you might have missed from this year's top 10 blog list.

Looking to Improve Your Financial Savvy in 2017? Get CreditSmart

Looking to Improve Your Financial Savvy in 2017? Get CreditSmart

Our free program can help you build or repair your credit, avoid costly scams, and make sound financial decisions. Get CreditSmart today.

Extra Credit for Managing Your Finances Well

Extra Credit for Managing Your Finances Well

Your credit score reflects your record of paying bills and other debts on time, and it's a major factor in whether you'll get that apartment lease or home mortgage. (It's also important if you want to apply for some other credit line.)

Would You Pass This Quiz?

Would You Pass This Quiz?

Understanding and keeping a handle on your finances and credit history is essential. To gauge the American public's financial knowledge and decision-making skills, the National Financial Capability Study includes a 5-question test. Find out how you stack up: Take the test now.

Serving it up for Financial Literacy

Serving it up for Financial Literacy

April is Financial Literacy Month – an ideal time to brush up on financial education and life-long money management skills.

Looking to Get More Financially Savvy in 2016? Get CreditSmart

Looking to Get More Financially Savvy in 2016? Get CreditSmart

The Freddie Mac CreditSmart® curriculum is your guide to better credit, money management, and responsible homeownership.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Is another housing bubble taking shape? Hear from the experts and catch up on some of the week's other top housing news.

Get CreditSmart

Get CreditSmart

April is National Financial Literacy Month and a good reminder of how important it is to be financially literate. It's especially key if you're thinking about buying a home. Learn more about the tools you need to become a successful homeowner.

The Rising Generation of Hispanic Homebuyers

The Rising Generation of Hispanic Homebuyers

If you are wondering who tomorrow's homebuyers will be, look no further than the nation's fastest-growing population segment — Hispanics.

Buying a Home? Get CreditSmart

Buying a Home? Get CreditSmart

There's a good reason why we dream of owning a home. And, there's also a good reason to prepare and become financially literate first. Why? Because educated borrowers are better prepared for successful, long-term homeownership and overall financial stability. Get smart through CreditSmart, our free financial education program.

Financially Speaking, What's Your IQ?

Financially Speaking, What's Your IQ?

April is Financial Literacy Month – an ideal time to brush up on your financial education and life-long money management skills. To get started, let's take a look at your financial IQ.

First Steps for Homebuyers

First Steps for Homebuyers

With the spring home buying season upon us, here are some rules of the road to know before you buy a home in today's market.