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Giving Credit(Smart) Where It's Due

Learning strong lifelong money management skills can help you feel confident about your financial health no matter what obstacles arise.

Help Around the Corner and Across the Country

Whether you're hoping to buy a home or struggling to pay your mortgage, Borrower Help Centers and Borrower Help Network help.

What's Your Financial IQ?

April is Financial Literacy Month and there is no better time than now to brush up on your financial education and life-long money management skills.

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

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

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

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

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

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\nline.)

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

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

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

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

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.